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Great Ayton death: Man, 80, struck by car dies

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Image caption The man died at the scene in Levenside, Great Ayton

An 80-year-old man who was hit by a car has died.

He was pronounced dead at the scene on the A173 in Levenside, Great Ayton, at 18:10 GMT on Monday after being hit by a black BMW 1 series car, police said.

The driver of the car, a 21-year-old man, was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

He has been released on bail pending further inquiries, North Yorkshire Police said. The force has appealed for any witnesses to come forward.

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