Arrest after pedestrian killed in Northampton car crash

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Broad street and Regent Square in NorthamptonImage source, Google
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The pedestrian died after being hit by a car on Broad Street

A pedestrian has died after being struck by a car in a town centre.

The man was hit by a black Ford Ka which was travelling north on Broad Street, towards Regents Square in Northampton at about 13:45 GMT on Wednesday.

The man died at the scene, Northamptonshire Police said.

A 26-year-old man from Kettering was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving, and has been released under investigation.

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