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Brighton Journal | 10th December 2019

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Man dies after being struck by car on Brighton seafront

Man dies after being struck by car on Brighton seafront
Lauren Nicolle

A 20-year-old man from Crawley has died following a hit-and-run on Brighton seafront (A259).

The man, who has not yet been named, was suffering from serious head injuries when he and two others were hit by a BMW following a fight in the early hours of Sunday morning.

The incident happened in Marine Parade at approximately 05:20 GMT.

A murder inquiry has begun, Sussex Police said.

A man, 33, held on suspicion of attempted murder remains in custody. A 32-year-old man held on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm has been released while inquiries continue.

The two other injured men, aged 18 and 22, are in a serious condition in hospital, police said.

Sussex Police confirmed the incident was not terror-related.

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