Pedestrian hit by car on A61 in Derbyshire dies

A man died when he was hit by a car on a Derbyshire road.

The incident, which involved a silver Volkswagen Golf, happened on the A61 Dronfield bypass at about 1730 BST on Thursday.

The man was carrying a petrol container when the crash happened near the Whittington roundabout on the Sheffield-bound carriageway.

Paramedics attended to the man but he was pronounced dead. Police have appealed for witnesses.

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