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Aigburth road death: Family of man fatally struck by car pay tribute

Mark Whyte, 52, Image copyright Merseyside Police
Image caption Mark Whyte, 52, was hit by a car in Aigburth Road on Tuesday

The family of a man who was killed when he was struck by a car in Liverpool have paid tribute to him.

Mark Whyte, 52, from Aigburth, died after he was hit by the vehicle which then crashed into a lamppost and overturned in Aigburth Road on Tuesday.

His family said he "enjoyed playing drums and guitar in various bands".

The 26-year-old driver arrested on suspicion of death by dangerous driving was bailed. He was recalled to prison for breaching the terms of his release.

Image copyright Liverpool Echo
Image caption The incident happened close to the Territorial Army Centre in Aigburth Road

The statement from his family said: "Mark has a large family including two brothers, two sisters, a daughter, three sons and five grandchildren.

"He had a loving partner of three years, Karen.

"He enjoyed playing drums and guitar in various bands and had lots of friends."

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