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Pedestrian dies after car crash in Runcorn

A 50-year-old man has died in hospital after he was hit by a car in Cheshire.

Police were called to Spur Road in Runcorn at 1545 BST on Wednesday, following reports of a road accident involving a car and a pedestrian.

The man, who police said was from the local area, was taken to Whiston Hospital but died shortly afterwards. The woman driver, 44, was not injured.

Cheshire police have appealed to any witnesses to the collision to contact them.

A spokeswoman said nobody had been arrested in connection with the incident.

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