Pedestrian dies in Southampton car crash


A man died when he was struck by a car as he was crossing a main road in Southampton.

Alan Cunliffe, 70, from Chilworth, was crossing The Avenue on Sunday afternoon when he was hit by an Audi A3 travelling north towards Chilworth.

He was taken to Southampton General Hospital but was pronounced dead.

Police shut the road immediately after the crash, which happened near the junction of Saxholm Way shortly after 16:00 GMT.

Anyone who saw what happened has been urged to contact Hampshire Constabulary.

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