Salford 'hit and run' crash: Pedestrian killed

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Image caption The male pedestrian was struck by a Renault Megane car on Littleton Road in Salford

A man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and failing to stop, after a pedestrian was hit by a car in Salford.

The 52-year-old was struck on Littleton Road at about 18:00 BST on Saturday and died later in hospital, police said.

The car was later found on Dalton Drive in Pendlebury, said the Greater Manchester force.

A 26-year-old man was arrested. Police are looking for witnesses to the crash, which involved a grey Renault Megane.

Det Insp Helen Bell said: "We are in the early stages of our investigation and are piecing together the circumstances leading to this collision that has resulted in a man sadly losing his life."

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