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Witnesses sought after man dies in Morecambe collision

Local police are appealing for witnesses and information after a man died following a collision in Morecambe on Sunday.

Police were called around 2.10am yesterday (Sunday, August 15) to a report of an incident involving a car and a pedestrian in Westgate.

A Honda Civic car, travelling towards the A589 Morecambe Road, had been involved in a collision with a man in the carriageway. The man, aged 36 and from Morecambe, suffered fatal head injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Honda, a 23-year-old man from Preston, was not injured.

Police are appealing for witnesses and urging anyone with information to come forward.

Sgt Marc Glass, of Lancashire Police’s Tactical Operations, said: “This is a very sad and tragic incident and my thoughts are with the man’s family at this very difficult time.

“We are appealing for witnesses and asking anyone who saw what happened to come forward. If you can help, please call police on 101 or email 555@lancashire.police.uk quoting log 0194 of August 15.”

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