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Abbots Leigh crash: Pedestrian killed

Abbots Leigh, Bristol Image copyright Google
Image caption The accident happened on the A369 in Abbots Leigh near the Clifton Suspension Bridge

A pedestrian has been killed when he was hit by a car near a village.

Emergency services treated the man at the scene of the crash in Abbots Leigh, near Bristol, and he was taken to Southmead Hospital but died soon after.

Avon and Somerset Police closed the A369 between Manor Road and Beggar Bush Lane after the incident, at 05:00 BST.

The road reopened at 12:30 and diversions to the Bristol Balloon Fiesta have now been lifted, police have confirmed.

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