Dog walker killed by hit-and-run driver

A 64-year-old woman has died after being hit by a car while out walking her dog in Prudhoe, Northumberland. The vehicle left the scene without reporting it. Her dog also died.

It happened on the B6395, near Prudhoe Hospital, at 10:25pm on Saturday. Police have set up an incident room to trace the car involved.

Scene of crash in Prudhoe
Police are trying to trace the vehicle involved in the crash in Prudhoe Credit: ITV

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Dog walker killed in hit and run

A woman has died after being hit by a car in Prudhoe while out walking her dog. The driver did not stop or report the collision. A 26-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.