Man killed in Durham City hit-and-run

A pedestrian was killed when he was hit by a car in Durham City, police said.

The vehicle did not stop after "clipping" the man in the Claypath area after 02:00 GMT on Saturday.

He was found lying in the road between two parked cars and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officers are appealing for witnesses who were in the Claypath area near its junction with Gilesgate between 02:00 and 03:00 GMT. The man's identity has not yet been released.

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