Somerset

Highbridge hit-and-run: Man arrested after woman killed

A man has been arrested after a woman died in a hit-and-run collision in Somerset.

Avon and Somerset Police said the woman, believed to be in her 30s, was struck by a car which failed to stop in Burnham Road, Highbridge, at about 02:20 GMT.

The driver was arrested shortly afterwards and remains in custody.

Officers are asking anyone who was in the area at the time of the incident to contact them.

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