Arrest after 19-year-old dies in Nottingham crash

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Derby Road between Cottesmore Road and Rolleston Drive was closed

A 19-year-old pedestrian has died after being hit by a car, leading to a man being arrested.

The male victim died on Derby Road, Nottingham, at about 00:40 GMT.

A 37-year-old was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and driving while unfit through drink or drugs.

Police want to hear from anyone who saw a silver car driving along Derby Road from the city centre and are appealing for dashcam footage.

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Floral tributes have been left at the scene

The road was closed between Cottesmore Road and Rolleston Drive but reopened at about 06:00.

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