Man struck by taxi dies in road in Taunton

Police appeal sign on Obridge Viaduct Collision investigators are keen to hear from anyone who may have been in the area at the time of the incident

A man died when he was hit by a taxi in Taunton.

The 23-year-old, who lived in the Taunton area, was walking along the A358 at Obridge Viaduct at about 03:00 GMT on Sunday.

Police said he was struck by a vehicle driving from the Priorswood direction towards Taunton town centre.

An Avon and Somerset Police spokesman said the man was declared dead at the scene. Police are appealing for witnesses.

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