Pedestrian dies on A1086 in Horden, County Durham

A pedestrian was killed when he was struck by a car in County Durham.

The incident happened on the A1086 Coast Road in Horden, in the Crossways Estate area of Horden.

Paramedics attended, but were unable to save him and he was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity has not yet been released.

The female driver of the vehicle was shocked but unhurt, police said. The force has appealed for information to the incident at about 08:00 GMT.

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