Northern Ireland

Irish tourist killed in Florida hit-and-run

An Irish tourist has been killed in a hit-and-run crash in Florida in the United States.

The man died after he was hit by a car whilst crossing a street with two friends early on Saturday.

The driver of the vehicle fled the scene. However, a 35-year-old man was later arrested at his home Hollywood, California.

He faces a charge of leaving the scene of an accident causing death.

The Irish Department of Foreign Affairs has confirmed it is aware of the death.

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