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Arrest made in connection with suspected hit and run

A 21-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a suspected hit and run in Lichfield earlier this morning.

The man, from Lichfield, was arrested in the city on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and has been taken into custody at Burton for interview.

The collision happened on the A5127 Burton Road in Streethay at around 7:40am.

The victim was believed to have been walking his dog and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The A5127 is closed between the Cappers Lane/Eastern Ave traffic island and the A38 junction while officers begin a full investigation. One lane of the southbound A38 past Streethay has also been closed.

Police are appealing for information.

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