Police name man killed in car accident

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A MAN believed to have been lying in the road has died after he was hit by a car.

Andrew Cook, 34, was killed in Southend, South Road, Durham, shortly before 10.30pm on Thursday.

A Vauxhall Corsa collided with the victim, from Garden Lane in the city.

The driver, a 31-year-old woman and her passenger, a 36-year-old man, were unhurt.

Anyone with information is asked to call the road policing unit on 375 2159.