Man, 25, is killed while trying to cross A14 at night

STOWMARKET: Police are investigating the circumstances behind a collision in which a man was killed as he crossed the A14 near Stowmarket.

The victim, a 25-year-old, was pronounced dead at the scene of the incident at 12.10am yesterday.

He was crossing the Ipswich-bound carriageway of the A14 on foot when he was involved in a collision with a Peugeot 206.

The driver of the car was treated for shock.

Police revealed the man had been one of two passengers in a dark-coloured BMW that had stopped on the westbound carriageway.

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The 25-year-old had got out of the car and is then thought to have walked or run across the A14.

Police are investigating exactly what happened and are asking anyone who may have been travelling along this stretch of the A14 at about midnight on Saturday to come forward if they saw anything that may help with their inquiries.

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Officers are also keen to speak to anyone who saw the dark-coloured BMW, or any of its occupants, in the area shortly before the collision or anyone who saw the incident itself.

If you can provide any information, call Pc Andrew Fossey, at the Serious Collision Investigation Team at police headquarters, on 01473 613500.

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