Taxi driver quizzed after woman killed on Redcar coast road

A taxi driver is being questioned by police after a 19-year-old woman was killed on a Teesside road.

The woman, who has not been named, was crossing the Coast Road between Redcar and Marske in the early hours of Friday when the incident happened.

Cleveland Police said the woman was pronounced dead at the scene. No-one else was injured.

A force spokeswoman said the driver of the taxi was helping officers with their inquiries.

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