Pedestrian dies in Reading car crash

A pedestrian has died after being hit by a car in Reading.

The 43-year-old man was struck by a black Toyota Prius in Wokingham Road early on Saturday morning.

Police said the pedestrian, from the Woodley area of Reading, was taken to the Royal Berkshire Hospital where he later died.

Officers are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident, which happened at about 05:00 BST, to come forward.

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