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Blind man, 74, struck by car in Cheshire dies

A blind man who was struck by a car when he crossed a road with his guide dog in Cheshire has died.

A blue Renault Megane hit the 74-year-old as stepped into Marsh Lane, Frodsham, at about 1640 GMT on Monday. He died overnight.

The 51-year-old driver, from Runcorn, was not injured, Cheshire Police said.

A police spokeswoman has appealed for witnesses or anyone who saw the man or the car before the incident to contact them. The guide dog was unharmed.

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