Police say that a 23-year-old man from the Durham area was arrested last night in connection with the fatal pedestrian collision in Stokesley and remains in police custody.
North Yorkshire police have referred themselves to the Independent Police Complaints Commission over the circumstances leading up to a fatal car crash.
Douglas Scott died in the accident which happened in Stokesley on Saturday, where a crash involved a Range Rover.
Police say that a similar vehicle had been involved in two incidents reported to them earlier that day.
As a result, the force has referred itself to the police watchdog.
Two teenagers are facing charges in connection with the collision.
Police have named the 27-year-old man who was killed after he was struck by a car in North Yorkshire.
Douglas Robertson was hit by a silver Range Rover as he walked on North Road in Stokesley on Saturday afternoon.
Two people have been arrested in connection with the incident and are in police custody.
Police are continuing to appeal for witnesses to come forward.
Police are appealing for help after a 27-year-old man was killed when he was struck by a silver Range Rover in Stokesley in North Yorkshire. The man, who was from Stokesley, died yesterday afternoon following the crash on the town's North Road.
A fifteen year old boy was arrested close to the scene and police are now appealing for help to find the occupants of the Range Rover. The vehicle was seized by officers at the scene and is now being forensically tested.
The family of the 27 year old victim are being comforted by police liaison officers.
A pedestrian has been killed after a collision with a car in the small North Yorkshire town of Stokesley. It happened just after twelve o'clock yesterday afternoon when a silver Range Rover hit the pedestrian and a wall of a building on the town's North Road.
Police say the occupants of the Range Rover were seen running from the vehicle following the crash. One was arrested nearby and a search is now ongoing to locate the others.
Officers are asking anyone who witnessed the crash or may know who the vehicle's occupants are to come forward.
A fifteen year old boy remains in police custody.
Reports of the A173 in both directions closed due to an accident involving a lorry between A172 (Stokesley) and Bridge Street (Great Ayton).
An off-licence in North Yorkshire is to be temporarily closed down by trading standards officers for 'persistently' selling alcohol to children.
A two-day closure on the Wine Box in Stokesley was imposed by North Yorkshire County Council after it was found that alcohol was sold illegally twice in a two month period.
Recent changes to the Licensing Act mean trading standards officers and police now have the power to stop the sale of alcohol for up 14 days.
The licence holder at Wine Box, Claire Foster, has accepted the notice as an alternative to being prosecuted.
A family who are desperately seeking information to help find Russell Ward, 76, who has been missing on a Greek island for more than a month, have thanked people for their support and kindness.
A family who are desperately seeking information to help locate a man missing on a Greek island have thanked people for their support and kindness.
Russell Ward, 76, from Stokesley, has been missing on the Island of Tilos, near Rhodes, since Thursday 14 June 2012. It is believed he headed along the coast of Gera - south of the main port of Livadia. It is possible he may have then headed inland to complete a circular route back to Livadia.
Search and rescue efforts have so far been unsuccessful and local police are conducting a missing person investigation. The inquiry is being supported by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
Anyone who can help the appeal is urged to contact the North Yorkshire Police control room on 01904 618691.