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Drugs arrest after man killed in Balsall Heath crash

Highgate Road, Balsall Heath Image copyright Google
Image caption The victim in his 40s was hit by a car in Balsall Heath at about 22:45 GMT on Friday

A man has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs after a pedestrian died in a crash.

The victim in his 40s was hit by a car in Balsall Heath at about 22:45 GMT on Friday. He was pronounced dead at the scene on Highgate Road.

A 25-year-old man was taken in custody and later released under investigation, West Midlands Police said.

Officers have asked for any witnesses to the crash to contact them or to call Crimestoppers anonymously.

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