Manchester

Man, 69, arrested after pensioner dies in road collision

Ian Whitworth Image copyright GMP
Image caption Ian Whitworth was struck by a car on Friday night

A motorist has been arrested after a pensioner died following a road collision.

Ian Whitworth, 80, was pronounced dead shortly after the incident at about 22:10 GMT on Friday in Cheadle Hulme, Stockport.

A 69-year-old man has been arrested by Greater Manchester Police on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and failing to stop at the scene.

He remains in custody following a police appeal for information.

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