Man killed in hit-and-run in Chiba Prefecture


A man in his 60s was killed in a hit-and-run incident in Sammu, Chiba Prefecture, on Thursday night.

According to police, a woman driving along called 119 at around 8 p.m. and said that a man was lying on the side of a road, Sankei Shimbun reported. Police rushed to the scene and found the man, bleeding from a head injury. He was declared dead at the scene.

Police said black fragments of a car were near the body, indicating he has been struck by a vehicle. Police said it was raining at the time of the incident.

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