Man dies after collision on A134 at Assington

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A man died following a collision on the A134 at Assington last night.

Police received a call from a driver at around 6.20pm who was concerned for a man walking along the A134 at Newton. Officers went to the area to see if the man could be located.

At about 6.30pm, a second call was received from a driver of a Ford Transit van who reported having been involved in a collision on the road between Newton and Assington.

A search began and at around 7.30pm the body of a man in his mid 20s was found. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The road was closed last night while a preliminary investigation got underway.

Police are asking anyone who was in the area around the time of the collision and who has information that may assist the enquiry to come forward.

Call the Serious Collision Investigation Team at Suffolk Police by dialling 101.