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Pedestrian killed in road collision in Stockport

The collision happened as the car turned into Silk Close Photo: Google Maps

Police are appealing for witnesses after a fatal collision in Stockport.

A silver Mercedes ML was travelling along Churchgate at about 7.50pm on Friday 16th August when it turned left into Silk Close and collided with a pedestrian.

Emergency services attended the scene but the man, who is believed to be in his 40s, was later pronounced dead in hospital.

His family has been informed and they are being supported by specially trained officers.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the collision, and anyone who saw the man just before the incident, to come forward.

He is described as white, around 6ft 2in, of stocky build and was wearing tracksuit bottoms and a dark coloured top.

Anyone with information should contact GMP’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 0161 856 4741 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.