Pedestrian struck by car on A2 dies

A pedestrian has died after being hit by a car as he walked along the A2 in Kent.

The 20-year-old man was hit by a silver Mercedes on the coastbound carriageway, near Temple Ewell, at 01:35 BST. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The A2 was closed between the junctions with A256 Whitfield West and the A260. It was expected to reopen at 09:00 BST.

Anyone who saw the pedestrian - who was wearing a pale blue shirt and black trousers - is asked to contact police.

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