Woman arrested over 'hit-and-run' in Chesterfield

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Image caption Derbyshire Police believe the man was the victim of a hit-and-run

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after a man died in a suspected hit-and-run incident.

Police discovered the man's body after they were called to Rother Way at 00:30 BST.

The man has not been formally identified but is thought to live locally and be 46 years old. His family has been informed.

The woman, 41, is in custody after she contacted police on Saturday morning.

The road has now reopened.

Anyone with any information on the crash has been asked to contact Derbyshire Police.

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