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Man, 77, dies in Holmes Chapel 'hit-and-run' crash

An elderly man has died after a hit-and-run crash in Cheshire.

Police said the 77-year-old victim suffered serious injuries when he was struck by a vehicle at 18:30 GMT on Friday on London Road in Holmes Chapel.

He died a short time later in hospital. His family has been informed.

Insp Simon Newell said the driver of the vehicle failed to stop and appealed to them or anyone who witnessed what happened to contact the Cheshire force.

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