Man killed in crash

POLICE are investigating after a pedestrian was killed in a road accident in Manningtree today. The crash, on the A137 at Cox's Hill, took place at around 12.30am and involved an Audi A3.

POLICE are investigating after a pedestrian was killed in a road accident in Manningtree today.

The crash, on the A137 at Cox's Hill, took place at around 12.30am and involved an Audi A3.

The pedestrian, a 23-year-old man from the Manningtree area, was taken to Colchester General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The car had been travelling towards Colchester when the accident occurred.

The driver of the Audi, a 34-year-old also from the Manningtree area, was uninjured in the incident.

Essex police are appealing for witnesses to call Stanway Road Policing Unit on 01206 762512.