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Hunt for driver after man killed by car in Leslie

Detectives are searching for the driver of a car which knocked down and killed a young man in Fife in the early hours of the morning.

The 20-year-old pedestrian was hit on the A911 High Street in Leslie at about 03:15.

Fife Constabulary said the driver involved had abandoned a silver Ford Focus at the scene.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has information was asked to contact the police.

Officers are trying to track down the driver and any passengers who were travelling in the car at the time.

The road where the man was struck was closed to allow a crash investigation to take place and for the vehicle to be removed.

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