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Hasina Idris Mohamed named as Rotherham fatal car crash victim

Hasina Idris Mohamed, 52 Image copyright South Yorkshire Police
Image caption Hasina Idris Mohamed, 52, was thought to be crossing Doncaster Road, near Clifton Park, when she was hit, police said

A woman who died after being hit by a car in Rotherham has been named.

Hasina Idris Mohamed, 52, was thought to be crossing Doncaster Road, near Clifton Park, when she was struck by a silver Ford Focus as it was travelling towards the town centre, at about 16:40 BST on Saturday.

She was pronounced dead at the scene, South Yorkshire Police said.

A 51-year-old man held on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving has been bailed pending further enquiries.

'Tragic consequences'

Sgt Steve Askham said: "Our condolences are with Miss Mohamed's family at this sad time.

"While our investigation is in its early stages, at this time it does appear that there were no aggravating factors connected to this incident and we believe that this was a road traffic collision with tragic consequences.

"I'd ask that the public are considerate when posting about this incident on social media to prevent any further distress to Miss Mohamed's family."

The force said Miss Mohamed's family was receiving support from officers and it was appealing for any witnesses to contact them .

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