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Elderly man dies after being found on Smethwick road

A West Midlands police officer
Image caption Police say they are keen to speak to anyone who saw an incident which led to the death of an elderly man

An elderly man found seriously injured lying in a West Midlands road may have been struck by a vehicle, police have said.

The man, who has not been named, was found on Beakes Road, Smethwick, at about 21:30 GMT on Saturday.

West Midlands Police said it was trying to piece together the events that had led to the man being injured.

Sgt Paul Hughes said: "We are keen to speak to anyone who was in the area at the time."

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