Man arrested after pedestrian killed in Ibstock

Police have appealed for witnesses after an 86-year-old woman died when she was hit by a car in Leicestershire.

The accident happened on Ashby Road near to the junction with the A447 Melbourne Road, Ibstock, on Friday.

Florence Rolleston, from Ibstock, was hit by a Jaguar XF and was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

A 40-year-old man was arrested in connection with the crash and has been released on police bail.

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