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Pensioner dies after hit & run

An 80-year-old woman has died after being knocked down in a hit & run in the Yardley area of Birmingham. A 26-year-old man has been arrested.

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Pensioner dies after hit & run in Birmingham

An 80-year-old woman has died in a hit and run in Birmingham.

She was hit by a car on Coventry Road in the Yardley area of the city at 11:30am on Saturday 16 February.

The driver sped off and a car was found abandoned a few hours later.

The woman was taken to hospital but has since died of her injuries.

A 26-year-old man in in police custody on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

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