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Shotton Colliery hit-and-run death suspects arrested

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A driver has died in a hit-and-run collision in County Durham.

The man, who has not been named but aged in his 50s, was at the wheel of a Seat Ibiza that was involved in a crash with a BMW 320, on Salters Lane in Shotton Colliery at 11:45 GMT.

Police said the the driver of the BMW and a passenger fled the scene, where the victim was pronounced dead.

Durham Police said two men, aged 28 and 26, were later arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

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