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Man who died after being hit by car in Manchester named

Essex Street, Manchester Image copyright Google
Image caption The man suffered a serious head injury when he was hit by a car in Essex Street, Manchester

A 30-year-old man who died after he was hit by a car in Manchester city centre has been named.

Damian Konopka suffered a serious head injury when he was struck by a Volkswagen Passat in Essex Street at about 04:30 GMT on Saturday.

Mr Konopka was taken to hospital, but later died.

A 23-year-old who was arrested on suspicion of driving with excess alcohol and dangerous driving has been bailed until 25 April.

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