Pedestrian dies after collision with car

A MAN has died after a collision with a car.

The emergency services rushed to the A1086 Sunderland Road, in Horden, earlier today after the pedestrian was involved in the collision at around 8am.

The incident happened in the area of the Crossways estate.

Police say despite the efforts of paramedics that the man received injuries which proved to be fatal and he was confirmed dead at the scene.

The female driver of the car was shocked but unhurt.

The victim has not been identified at this stage and the road is currently closed in order to allow officers from the force’s collision investigation unit to conduct initial tests at the scene.

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