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Man Arrested Over Fatal Westcliff Crash
A man has died after a collision with a car in Westcliff.
Emergency services were called to Salisbury Avenue at around 7.40pm yesterday.
Essex Police said: "Emergency services were called to the scene following reports that a pedestrian had been in collision with a red Ford Focus.
"Sadly, the pedestrian who was from the local area and aged in his 40s, died at the scene.
"A 27-year-old man from Southend was arrested at the scene on suspicion of causing death by careless driving and driving whilst unfit through drink or drugs. He is in custody.
Any witnesses to the collision who have not yet spoken to police are asked to contact the Serious Collision Unit on Essex Police 101 quoting incident 882 of February 3.
"They can also email details to email@example.com".
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