Woman killed in suspected hit and run

Kathleen Heslop was hit by a car as she was walking her dog Credit: Northumbria Police

Police are continuing to question a man after a woman was killed in Northumberland in a suspected hit and run.

65-year-old Kathleen Heslop died after she was hit by a car while walking her dog on the town's outskirts on Saturday night.

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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.