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Man arrested after crash kills pedestrian, 61, in Birmingham

Aldridge Road Perry Barr Image copyright Google
Image caption A pedestrian was killed after being hit by a van on Aldridge Road in Perry Barr

A man has been arrested in connection with a crash in Birmingham in which a 61-year-old pedestrian died, police have said.

The pedestrian was hit by a white Transit van at about 06:25 GMT on Saturday on Aldridge Road, near Perry Barr greyhound stadium, said West Midlands Police.

A 58-year-old man came forward after police appealed for information.

He is being questioned on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

Sgt Alan Wood, from West Midlands Police's collisions investigations unit, said officers were still investigating the crash and appealing for witnesses to come forward.

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