Man killed in 'hit-and-run' collision in Halesowen

image caption, The road has been closed for forensic examinations

A man has been killed in a suspected hit-and-run crash.

The pedestrian was knocked down by a dark-coloured hatchback in Cherry Street, Halesowen, at about 00:15 BST, police said.

"Despite the best efforts of medical staff the 34-year-old man was sadly pronounced dead shortly after," a West Midlands Police spokeswoman said.

Det Supt Tom Chisholm said: "We urgently need to speak to anyone who witnessed what happened."

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