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Arrest in Dunstable murder inquiry

Paul Pradier Image copyright Bedfordshire Police
Image caption Paul Pradier was hit in Southwood Road, Dunstable, Bedfordshire

A man has been arrested on suspicion of the murder of a man struck down by a car.

Paul Pradier, 37, was hit in Southwood Road, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, at about 16:20 BST on Friday and died at the scene.

Bedfordshire Police said a 26-year-old man from Dunstable had been arrested and is being questioned by officers.

Det Ch Insp Mike Branston said anyone who saw an argument between two men on Friday afternoon should make contact.

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Image caption Paul Pradier was pronounced dead at the scene in Southwood Road
Image copyright SBNA
Image caption Police believe the crash followed an "altercation" near some shops

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