Man hit by van on A530 in Nantwich is killed

A pedestrian has been killed as he walked along a road in Cheshire.

The man was hit between 06:30 and 07:00 GMT by a white Mercedes Sprinter van on the A530 Middlewich Road, Nantwich.

Police said the van had been overtaking another vehicle near the Alvaston Hall Hotel when it hit the man who had been walking along the Nantwich-bound carriageway.

The van driver, a 21-year-old local man, has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

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