Police investigating fatal hit and run, Cairns

A 20-year-old man has died following a hit and run traffic incident in Cairns this morning.

The Cairns man was struck by a vehicle on James Street just after midnight.

The vehicle failed to stop, driving off in an unknown direction.

The man sustained serious injuries as a result of the collision and died at the scene.

Investigators are appealing for the driver of the vehicle or anyone who may have witnessed the incident to contact police.

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