Elderly pedestrian killed by car on Saltburn road

An elderly woman died when she was hit by a car on Teesside.

The 86-year-old woman had been crossing Marske Road in Saltburn on Saturday afternoon with her husband when they were hit by a Volkswagen Passat.

Both were taken to Middlesbrough's James Cook University Hospital, where the woman died. Her husband suffered minor injuries.

Anyone who witnessed the incident at about 1230 BST has been urged to contact Cleveland Police.

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