Man arrested over death crash near Darlington

A man has been arrested over the death of a pedestrian who was hit by a car.

Patrick Schaible, 21, from Headlam, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash near Darlington.

He was struck by a Renault Clio on the B6279 at Summerhouse, at about 06:40 BST on Saturday.

Durham Police said a 26-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless driving and has since been released while investigations continue.

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