A PEDESTRIAN died after he was hit by a car on Monday night, police have confirmed.

Durham Constabulary is investigating the incident which happened at about 11.15pm on the A688, near to Thinford Roundabout, at Spennymoor, County Durham.

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It is believed a blue VW Golf car was travelling west towards the roundabout when it collided with a man, who is thought to have been in the carriageway.

The 36-year-old pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. Officers have appealed to anyone with information, particularly dashcam footage, to contact Durham Constabulary Collision Unit by calling 101 or 0191-3752159 quoting incident reference number 621 of February 24.