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Man arrested after pedestrian death in Southampton

A man has been arrested following the death of a pedestrian who was hit by a car in Southampton.

A 26-year-old man was taken to hospital after he was struck by a Vauxhall Astra in Winchester Road at about 07:40, but died a short time later.

His next of kin have been informed, police said.

A 44-year-old man, from Southampton, was arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless driving and bailed until 4 May.

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