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Merseyside woman dies in Manchester after being hit by car

A woman has died after she was knocked down by a car in Manchester.

Helen Naylor was hit by a Volkswagen Polo on Great Ancoats Street near Central Retail Park at around 13:20 GMT on Monday.

The 34-year-old, who police said was from the Merseyside area, was taken to hospital but died later of her injuries.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and remains in custody.

Sgt Lee Westhead said an investigation into the incident had begun and he wanted to hear from "anyone who saw the collision".

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