Man, 19, dies when struck by a car in Rye


A 19-year-old man died when he was hit by a car in East Sussex.

He was struck on the A259 New Winchelsea Road, in Rye, at 0220 BST after getting out of a Ford Escort car. Police said he died at the scene.

The 22-year-old male driver of the other vehicle, a Fiat Punto, was uninjured in the accident.

The road was closed for just under four hours while police collision investigators examined the scene. Witnesses should contact Sussex Police.

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