Teenager bailed over Southport crash death

A teenager arrested over the death of a woman who was struck by a car in Southport has been released on bail.

The 17-year-old youth was arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless driving after the woman was knocked down in the early hours of Saturday.

The 34-year-old victim was hit by a silver Ford car on Town Lane Kew, near Ovington Drive, at about 04:30 BST.

She was taken to hospital but later died. The teenager has been bailed pending further enquiries.

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