Teenager dies and friend injured after Taunton crash

A teenage girl has died and another is in hospital after being hit by a car as they walked along a Taunton street.

The crash happened at 21:15 GMT on Monday on Greenway Road. Police are appealing for witnesses.

The 16-year-old and her friend were taken to Musgrove Park Hospital but she died on Tuesday morning.

A man in his 20s has been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving. He remains in police custody.

The other girl sustained a serious arm injury.

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