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Officers are appealing following a fatal collision in Croydon.
At around 0900hrs on Saturday, 23 August, officers on routine patrol came across a road traffic collision in Selsdon Park Road, Croydon.
A Peugeot 307 was in collision with a 79 year old male pedestrian on Selsdon Park Road near the junction with Farnborough Avenue.
The pedestrian was taken by London Ambulance Service to St Georges Hospital but was pronounced dead shortly after arrival.
Next of kin are aware, we await formal identification.
The driver of the car was arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless driving and remains in custody.
Officers from the Road Death Investigation Unit at Catford are investigating. Anyone with information is asked to call officers on 0208 285 1574.
If you wish to remain anonymous call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.