THE man who died after being hit by a car near Ross-on-Wye last month has been named.

An inquest was opened today into the death of 81-year-old Selwyn Charles Perry.

The man from Gorsley was killed while walking on the B4221 close to his home on December 30.

Police believe Mr Perry was in an accident with a Mini travelling towards Gloucester.

Witnesses are asked to call West Mercia Police on 101.