Man killed in New Year's Eve M56 crash

A man died when he was hit by a car on the M56 motorway on New Year's Eve.

The man, who is from Ukraine, was walking on the motorway near Hapsford when he was struck at about 19:15 GMT.

Police said he had died at the scene and the road was closed for three hours while accident investigators were called.

Detectives are liaising with Ukranian Authorities to allow identification to take place. Anyone who witnessed the crash is urged to contact police.

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