Pedestrian dies in Little Eaton road accident

A woman has died after she was knocked down by a car in Derbyshire.

The 58-year-old pedestrian was hit outside the post office on the junction of Alfreton Road and The Town in Little Eaton at about 0545 GMT.

She was taken to the Royal Derby Hospital but later died. The car driver was not injured.

The road was closed for several hours and Derbyshire police have appealed for any witnesses to come forward and speak to officers.

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