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Father-of-four dies in suspected hit-and-run in Sydney’s west

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A father-of-four has died after a suspected hit-and-run in western Sydneypolice searching for a driver.

The man, aged in his 50s, can be seen in CCTV video smoking a cigarette and waiting for a break in the traffic before trying to cross Sackville Street in Fairfield at 5.46am on Monday.

A black Honda Accord with green P-plates turned a corner, rolled through a stop sign, hit the man and then sped off, the video appears to show.

A man has died after being hit by a car while crossing the road in Fairfield, in Sydney’s west. (9News)
Police are looking for the driver of a black Honda Accord with green P-Plates believed to be involved in the fatal crash.
Police are looking for the driver of a black Honda Accord with green P-plates believed to be involved in the fatal crash. (9News)

Someone walking down the street ran into a nearby petrol station and called emergency services.

Paramedics treated the victim for critical head injuries but he died at the scene.

“Honestly, I’ve known the guy long time, he’s a very nice guy -he’s got a family, four children,” friend Michael told 9News.

A member of the public ran into a service station to call emergency services just before 6am.
A member of the public ran into a service station to call emergency services just before 6am. (9News)

A crime scene has been established and police are asking anyone who was in the area from 5.45am to 5.50am, including people with dashcam footage, to come forward.

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