Lithuanian man hit and killed by car in Lincolnshire is named
- 3 January 2014
- From the section Lincolnshire
A pedestrian who died when he was hit by a car on a "fast" Lincolnshire road on Saturday has been named.
Algimantas Zonys, 23, had only been in the UK for a few hours, having travelled from his home in Lithuania to meet his family in the county.
The incident happened on the A16 at Cowbit, Spalding, on Saturday evening, and involved a blue Audi driven by a 32-year-old man from Peterborough.
Police are "keen to build up a picture" of Mr Zonys' movements that day.
Sgt Ewan Gell, from Lincolnshire Police's roads policing unit, said: "Part of our investigation into this tragic incident involves establishing the circumstances leading up to how Mr Zonys ended up on such a fast road, on foot, in the dark.
"We're keen to build up a picture of his movements after he left the bus that Saturday morning and we're appealing to anyone who thinks they may have seen him in the Spalding area that day."
Police added that Mr Zonys arrived in Spalding by bus and got off near the Springfield roundabout at around 10:30 GMT.
He was 6' tall, of slim build, with dark hair, and was wearing a blue denim jacket, jeans and trainers.
A man matching his description was seen on Cradge Bank at approx 16:30 GMT.
At about 19:00 GMT on Saturday, witnesses believe they saw Mr Zonys walking along the A16 towards Crowland, shortly before the fatal collision.
The road was closed until the early hours of Sunday while police carried out an investigation.