A man who died after he was hit by a car in a layby on the A12 near Colchester has been named by police.
Officers were called to the collision on the northbound stretch near Dedham at around 9.45pm on Tuesday, September 26.
A man left his vehicle, which was parked in a layby, and was then in collision with at least one vehicle on the carriageway.
Darius Lapotka, 55, a Polish national, died at the scene.
No-one has been arrested and the road was closed until around 3am while officers investigated.
Police are appealing for witnesses and dash cam footage.
Police are continuing to appeal for witnesses following a report of a serious sexual assault in Colchester.
It happened in Layer Road in the early hours of Sunday (1 October) morning.
Investigations into the attack are continuing and police have increased patrols in the wider area on Friday and Saturday nights to ensure the safety of people walking home.
This type of incident is very rare and we have safeguarded the woman who is being supported by specially trained officers.
There will be an increased visibility of patrols in the wider area on Friday and Saturday nights to ensure the safety of those walking through the town centre.
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The family of a woman from Colchester who died after taking ecstasy have released a video on social media warning against the dangers of taking drugs.
They described 20-year-old Amy Vigus as having a big heart and a caring nature. They say she took the drugs in a "moment of madness".
Her parents gave her CPR and she died at Colchester hospital on Monday.
Amy's family have posted a video on Facebook warning of the dangers of taking drugs which has been viewed more than two million times.
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Police are appealing for information after a large number of cars were damaged in the Hythe and Whitehall Industrial areas of Colchester overnight on Saturday, August 5.
Officers received calls after 7.45am yesterday (Sunday, August 6) to report the vehicles had their windows, wing mirrors and lights smashed in the Whitehall Industrial Estate area.
The vandalism also included cars suffering damaged paintwork in several roads including Conder Way, Whitehall Road, Commerce Way and Davey Close.
Officers are taking statements from a number of victims and witnesses and are carrying out house to house inquiries.
Anyone with information or has CCTV or dashcam footage is asked to call police Pc Adam Westall at Colchester police station on 101 or report online at www.essex.police.uk/do-it-online.