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Man arrested following death of pedestrian

PUBLISHED: 13:58 08 December 2018

Harwich Road, in Lawford, where a pedestrian was killed following a collision with a car Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

Harwich Road, in Lawford, where a pedestrian was killed following a collision with a car Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

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A pedestrian has died following a collision with a car in Harwich Road, Lawford, early this morning.

The Skinners Arms, in Lawford Picture: EADTThe Skinners Arms, in Lawford Picture: EADT

Essex Police were called shortly after 2.20am today to the incident but the victim, who is described as a male, died at the scene.

A 20-year-old man from the Clacton area was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and is currently in custody where he is being questioned.

The road is closed just outside Lawford and will be shut for most of the day while officers carry out forensic examinations. Drivers are being asked to avoid the area.

As part of the investigation into the collision officers attended the The Skinners Arms pub just after 8am today with a police car parked outside the building in Station Road.

Witnesses and anyone with CCTV or dash cam footage are asked to contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 01245 240590 or email CollisionAppeal@essex.pnn.police.uk

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