Tyne & Wear

Pedestrian dies in A189 accident in Northumberland

A man has died after being hit by a car on the A189 in Northumberland.

The 38-year-old man was struck at around 01:00 BST on the Spine Road close to the Horton Junction near Blyth.

Police and paramedics were called but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The road closed for six hours for investigation, but has been re-opened. Police are asking anyone with information to contact them.

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