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Man struck and killed on Midland Highway

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Police are investigating a fatal crash after a man was hit and killed on the Midland Highway at Epping Forest in the state's North on Saturday night.

Emergency services were called to the scene at around 9pm and found the 43-year-old Launceston man dead on the roadway. Police say he had died from injuries sustained after being hit by a vehicle.

Anyone who saw the incident or who may have dash cam footage, or the driving behaviour of a silver BMW X5 prior to the crash is urged to contact police on 131444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.