A student has died after being hit by an unmarked West Midlands Police car in Birmingham.
Chinese student Xuanwei Zhang, 24 years old, was thrown 50ft and left with serious back and head injuries after he was hit by a black BMW as he stepped out at a pedestrian crossing outside Newtown shopping centre at about 19:00 BST on Wednesday.
He was taken to hospital with severe head and back injuries, but died early on Thursday afternoon.
The car had been responding to reports of a stolen vehicle but the force said it had not been involved in a pursuit.
Police said the family of the dead man, who has not yet been identified, had been informed and his parents were flying to the UK.
He had been studying for an MSc in Computing data networks and security at Birmingham City University and was living with friends in the Newtown area of the city.
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