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Woman who died following Newcastle West End crash is named

A 27-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. Credit: ITV News

A woman who died following a crash in the West End of Newcastle has been named as Sylvia Mallaby.

Police say a car collided with the 60-year-old, who was a pedestrian and hit a house on Bentinck Road at around 3pm yesterday afternoon.

A 27-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

He has been released on bail pending further enquiries.

Any witnesses, or anyone with any dashcam footage, is asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101 and quote reference number 594 16/12/17 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

The crash happened on Bentinck Road in Newcastle. Credit: ITV News