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Netherley drug-driving arrest after pedestrian killed

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Image caption The crash happened in Lydieth Lea, Netherley at about 00:40 GMT, Merseyside Police said.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of drug-driving after a woman was hit and killed in Liverpool.

The 60-year-old woman was struck by a Ford Mondeo in Lydieth Lea, Netherley at about 00:40 GMT, Merseyside Police said.

Emergency services attended but she died at the scene.

A 30-year-old man from Liverpool has been arrested and is being questioned by police. The force has appealed for witnesses.

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