27 year old man dies following hit and run

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Update: A murder investigation has been launched.  

https://wearesouthdevon.com/murder-investigation-launched-following-hit-and-run/ 

A man has died following a hit and run in Dartmouth in the early hours of this morning, 27th September.
The incident happened on the A379 College Way between Coronation Park and Townstal Road in Dartmouth.

Emergency services were called just before 12.40am this morning. The pedestrian, a 27-year-old man, received injuries that proved to be fatal. His next of kin have been informed.

Road closures have been put in place both ways whilst officers from the Roads Policing Team carry out a forensic examination.

At the time of the incident, it was dark, the road surface was dry and the weather was fine and dry.

Officers are urging anyone with information to contact police via 101@dc.police.uk or phone 101, quoting log number 26 of 27/09/17.

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