Man struck by taxi in Taunton named as Ross Paterson

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A man who died when he was hit by a taxi in Taunton on Sunday has been named as 23-year-old Ross Paterson.

Mr Paterson, who lived in the Taunton area, was walking along the A358 at Obridge Viaduct at about 03:00 GMT when the accident occurred.

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

The force has renewed its appeal for any witnesses to contact them.

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