Man Found Dead on A42 Near Ashby: Investigation Underway

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Man Found Dead on A42 Near Ashby: Investigation Underway

Detectives are currently probing the tragic death of a man on the A42 near Ashby in Leicestershire. The incident occurred in the early hours of Wednesday, June 5, when police received a call reporting a collision between a pedestrian and a car on the southbound carriageway, near junction 12.

Man Found Dead On A42 Near Ashby: Investigation Underway

Before the collision, witnesses observed a man sitting in the carriageway, adding to the mystery surrounding the incident. Emergency services, including the East Midlands Ambulance Service, swiftly arrived at the scene, but tragically, the man was pronounced dead.

Man Found Dead On A42 Near Ashby: Investigation Underway

Road closures were implemented following the incident, but the road has since reopened. Investigators are keen to speak with anyone who may have seen a man standing on the Ashby Road bridge or who witnessed the collision. Additionally, drivers passing junction 12 of the A42 are urged to review their dash cam footage, as it could provide crucial information for the ongoing investigation.

Man Found Dead On A42 Near Ashby: Investigation Underway

If you have any relevant details, please contact the police at 101 or visit http://www.leics.police.uk, quoting incident number 38 of June 5.

Man Found Dead On A42 Near Ashby: Investigation Underway

For those affected by this tragedy, support is available. The Mental Health Central Access Point can be reached at 0808 800 3302, operating 24/7. Alternatively, The Tomorrow Project offers assistance and can be contacted at 0116 309 0171 or through their website, http://www.tomorrowproject.org.uk.

Man Found Dead On A42 Near Ashby: Investigation Underway

Man Found Dead On A42 Near Ashby: Investigation Underway

Man Found Dead On A42 Near Ashby: Investigation Underway

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