Man dies after Launceston crash

July 4, 2023 11:39 am in by
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An elderly man who was hit by a car in a pedestrian crash in Launceston on Friday has died in hospital.

The 74-year-old was on Invermay Road at Invermay when he was struck by a Mercedes sedan.

Officers on patrol witnessed the incident and provided first aid until an ambulance arrived.

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The driver cooperated with police at the scene, including submitting to alcohol and drug testing.

Police say the investigation into the crash is ongoing.