Stafford pedestrian struck by car dies

A pedestrian died when he was hit by a car in Staffordshire.

The man was found with fatal injuries on the verge of Dale Lane, Stafford, at about 01:15 GMT.

The nearby A518 was temporarily closed in both directions while investigation work took place.

An ambulance service spokeswoman said: "Unfortunately, it quickly became apparent that nothing could be done to save the man and he was confirmed deceased at the scene."

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