Man arrested after pedestrian dies near Chesterfield

Ashover Road, Old Tupton Image copyright Google
Image caption The man was hit in Ashover Road, Old Tupton

A man has been arrested after a 61-year-old pedestrian was run over and killed.

It happened in Ashover Road, Old Tupton, near Chesterfield, at about 21:00 GMT on Friday.

The man was taken to hospital but later died.

Derbyshire Police said a 25-year-old man was being held on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. Eyewitnesses are being sought by officers.

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