Police are looking to speak to anyone who witnessed a crash on Oxford Street in Workington on 15th January.
54-year-old James Smith, from Hyde Street in the town, was hit by a car and died of his injuries yesterday (16th January).
Members of the community are being asked to help with the investigation by contacting PC David Edwards from Cumbria Roads Policing Unit by calling 101.
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