Man killed by car

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Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a pedestrian in Penrith yesterday.

About 3pm on Wednesday, a man was crossing the Parker Street, Penrith near Barber Street, when he was hit by a northbound Toyota Hilux.


He was then struck by a Holden Cruze that was also travelling northbound on Parker Street.


The 25-year-old man, who is an Indian National, sustained critical injuries and was pronounced deceased at Nepean Hospital.


Both drivers were submitted to mandatory drug and alcohol testing.


A number of witnesses have been interviewed and a report will be prepared for the Coroner.


Anyone with information about the incident, who has not yet been spoken to by investigators, is asked to contact St Marys Police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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