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Man who died in Salford crash was 'kind and generous'

Alan Strong Image copyright Greater Manchester Police
Image caption Alan Strong has been walking along Littleton Road when he was hit by a Renault Megane

A man who died after being hit by a car was "kind and generous" and a "loved son", his family has said.

Alan Strong, 52, was struck as he was walking along Littleton Road, Salford, at about 18:00 BST on 30 April and died later in hospital.

The car was later found on Dalton Drive in Pendlebury.

A 26-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and failing to stop at the scene. He was released on bail.

A statement from Mr Strong's family said: "Alan was a loved son to Norma and the late Norman. He was kind and generous, especially to those in need.

"He had a fondness for the elderly and children alike. He will be sadly missed by family and friends."

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