Cornwall

Man found on A390 at St Blazey was hit by car, police say

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Image caption The A390 has been closed in both directions after a man's body is found

A man found dead on a road in Cornwall was hit by a car, police say.

It is thought the man, who was in his 70s, was struck by a Red Suzuki Vitara travelling towards St Blazey on the A390 shortly before 01:00 GMT.

Police have not yet named the man but said the road was closed for eight hours as part of their investigations at the scene.

Officers have appealed for information from anyone who saw an elderly man walking from the St Blazey direction.