Rugby man dead after being hit by a car in Daventry

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A MAN has died after being hit by a car on the A45 in Daventry yesterday (Tuesday).

At 6.15am yesterday morning 46-year-old man from Rugby was hit by a blue Renault Laguna estate car which was travelling from the direction of Northampton after getting out of his parked car.

The man has not yet been named.

A spokesman for Northamptonshire Police said: “The collision happened on the A45 Daventry by-pass at Stefen Way, close to the junction with the A361.

“The A45 has been closed between the Landmark Hotel and A425 junctions to allow a scene investigation to take place.”

Witnesses can call the Drivewatch Hotline on 0800 174615.