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Pedestrian dies after crash with car on the A606 Empingham Road near Tinwell in Rutland and Stamford




A man in his 20s has died after being involved in a collision with a car on the A606 Empingham Road near to Tinwell on Saturday evening (August 17).

It happened at about 10.50pm between the junctions of Water Lane and Steadfold Lane and involved a blue Jaguar XF

The man had exited a parked vehicle just before the crash and was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Police

The driver of the Jaguar suffered minor injuries and was treated at the scene.

Detective constable Pete Davies, from Leicestershire Police's serious collision investigation unit, said: “We are looking to trace anyone who may have seen the Jaguar or the pedestrian before the collision or witnessed the incident itself.

This includes any dashcam footage from vehicles travelling along the A606 around the time of the incident.

“We know the Jaguar was travelling eastbound along the road before the collision occurred and the pedestrian was walking along the road after getting out of a parked car.

“If you have any information that can help with our investigation, please make contact.”

The road, between the two junctions, was closed while officers carried out enquiries at the scene.

Anyone with footage or information should call 101, quoting incident 700 of August 17.

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