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Newspaper deliveryman killed in hit-and-run

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A 41-year-old newspaper deliveryman riding a motor scooter was killed in a hit-and-run incident in Yachiyo city, Chiba Prefecture, police said Monday.

According to police, there incident occurred at around 1:40 a.m. Sunday, Fuji TV reported. A passerby called 119 to report that a man was lying on the road beside his scooter.

Police said the man, Kan Tsuji, was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Broken fragments from a car were found at the scene near the damaged scooter. Police said they are examining street surveillance camera footage to try and identify the vehicle that hit the Tsuji.

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Sad. The sound of newspaper deliverymen at around 3:30 is my first signal of daybreak.

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Fools should know by now after happening many times before, with street surveillance everywhere you can run but you can't hide.

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What’s the bet the driver was drunk too? I know this area pretty well and drink driving is nearly as common as rice fields. On the other hand, I also know these early morning celery drivers are very careless. The combination of two evils resulting in death. Sad!

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Celery drivers? Delivery drivers! Thank you autocorrect. _

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try to make a living and cost your life. so sad, rip.

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I'll bet when they're caught, as they surely will be, they'll say:

"I didn't realize I hit someone"

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