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Dad killed in hit and run

PUBLISHED: 17:49 04 March 2009 | UPDATED: 11:04 11 August 2010

THE FATHER of a six-week-old baby girl died after colliding with a car in the early hours of Saturday morning; the driver failed to stop. Javid Asghar was hit outside the White Hart Pub, in Green Lane, Dagenham at around 12.30am (February 28). Ambulance c

THE FATHER of a six-week-old baby girl died after colliding with a car in the early hours of Saturday morning; the driver failed to stop.

Javid Asghar was hit outside the White Hart Pub, in Green Lane, Dagenham at around 12.30am (February 28).

Ambulance crews were unable to save the 48-year-old and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The 17-year-old driver of the car was arrested a few hours later for failing to stop at the scene.

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