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Tributes for Hartlepool College teacher hit by car

Tributes have been paid to a Hartlepool teacher who died after being hit by a car on Wednesday.

James Gibson, 28, from Tyneside, suffered serious injuries in the crash at 17:35 GMT on Grange Road, Hartlepool, and died later in hospital.

Colleagues at Hartlepool College described him as "very popular and an excellent teacher".

A 58-year-old man was questioned on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and later bailed.

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to contact Cleveland Police.

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