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Man dies after being hit by van in Eastbourne


A259 Eastbourne

A MAN has died after being hit by a van.

The pedestrian had been crossing the A259 Seaside with the junction of St Aubyns Road in Eastbourne, when he was fatally struck by a Ford Transit van travelling westbound along Seaside on Wednesday.

Emergency services were alerted around 5pm.

The man died at the scene.

The van driver suffered from shock.

The A259 was closed for hours while investigation work was carried out, and diversions were put in place.

Sergeant Dan Pitcher from the roads policing unit said: “We are appealing for witnesses to this fatal collision.

“If any saw what happened please contact us.”

If you have any information contact police online or call 101 quoting Operation Ingham.

Source: The Argus