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Man dies after being hit by taxi in York

Micklegate, York Image copyright Ian S
Image caption The man died when he was struck by a taxi in Micklegate

A man has died after being struck by a taxi in the centre of York.

Emergency crews were called at 02:30 BST on Saturday to reports of the incident, involving a Ford Mondeo taxi and a pedestrian on Micklegate.

The man, in his 20s, was taken to York District Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. He has not been formally identified but police said he was from the Pickering area.

Officers want to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time.

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