POLICE have today (Tuesday) confirmed the identity of the dead man as Ross Paterson, from Taunton.
A MAN aged 23 died after being hit by a taxi in the early hours of yesterday (March 16).
Police say the accident happened at about 3am on the Obridge Viaduct, in Taunton.
Accident investigators were at the scene yesterday.
Officers are seeking witnesses - anyone with any information should call 101.