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Rotherham crash: Three held after pedestrian dies

Adam Cumpsty Image copyright South Yorkshire Police
Image caption Adam Cumpsty, 30, was hit by a car and killed on Good Friday

Three people are being questioned after a man was hit by a car and killed in South Yorkshire.

Adam Cumpsty, 30, was walking on Broad Street, Rotherham, at about 22:30 BST on Friday when he was struck. He died at the scene.

Police said two vehicles were seen driving in the direction of Parkgate when one of the vehicles hit him.

Witnesses are urged to come forward. The victim's family paid tribute to Mr Cumpsty, from Rotherham.

In a statement, they said: "Adam was a much loved husband, brother, uncle and son, and will be sorely missed by all who knew him."

Officers would like to speak to anyone who saw the crash or who may have been in the area at the time.

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