Police are appealing for witnesses following a hit-and-run in Romsey that resulted in the death of a man in his 20s late on Thursday night.

The incident took place on the A3090, Winchester Hill, shortly after 11pm on Thursday, April 11.

At this time, it’s believed that a vehicle, which didn’t remain at the scene, was involved in the incident, police said.

Police have said that a man in his 20s was found with serious injuries near to The Sun Inn pub.

Despite the best efforts of paramedics, the man was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

The force has said that the man’s next of kin have been notified and are being supported by specialist officers.

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An investigation into the exact circumstances surrounding the incident is underway and enquiries are ongoing.

A spokesperson for Hampshire police said: "We would like to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time of this incident.

"Did you witness anything, or were you nearby at the time and recall any vehicle which raised any concerns?

"Also, do you have any footage which may assist in our investigation, including dash cam, CCTV, doorbell camera or mobile phone?

"If you have any information, please call 101 and quote incident number 44240152484."