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Chorlton hit-and-run: Man struck by Porsche dies

Burnt out car
Image caption The Porsche Panamera was found burnt out half a mile away from the crash in Chorlton

A 25-year-old man has died after a hit-and-run crash involving a sports car in Manchester.

The man was struck by a Porsche while crossing Wilbraham Road, Chorlton, near the Spread Eagle pub at about 22:40 GMT on Monday, police said.

The black Porsche Panamera, which police say failed to stop after the collision, was later found burnt out on Brookburn Road.

A 32-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident.

The injured man had been in a critical condition in hospital after the collision.

Sgt Lee Westhead said: "We are continuing to investigate this collision where a young man has tragically lost his life.

"We would ask anyone with information to contact police urgently."

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