Police have released the name of a teenage pedestrian who died in a collision with a car in Whitley Bay.
William Dorey was aged 18, and from Cromer Gardens in Whitley Bay,
The collision happened at 9.42pm on Sunday, May 7th, on the A193 The Links in Whitley Bay, North Tyneside, approximately 20 metres north of the junction with Western Way.
Two men who had been arrested in connection with the collision have now been released pending further enquiries.
"We are asking for help from the public to assist our enquiries into this fatal collision. Specifically we're asking for any CCTV footage that motorists may have captured when travelling in the area, or from homes or businesses who also may have had CCTV operating. Any footage of these two vehicles at the relevant time would be of interest to our enquiry."
Counting is underway to determine the next Mayor of North Tyneside.
Votes are being counted with a result expected around midday.
The candidates are:
- Liberal Democrats - John Appleby
- UKIP - Stuart Houghton
- Labour - Norma Redfearn
- Conservative - Stewart Hay
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