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Police statement after fatal hit and run crash in Nottinghamshire

Police investigating a fatal hit-and-run in Ollerton have arrested a man.

A woman in her 50s died after being run over in Newark Road, Ollerton, at around 10.25 pm on December 8.

The motorist is suspected to have hit the female pedestrian before then driving off without stopping.

She was then pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics when they arrived shortly afterwards.

Police have arrested a 33-year-old man from Worksop on allegations of causing death by dangerous driving, failing to stop after a road accident and failing to report the incident. He has been released on bail while investigations continue.

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Sergeant Steve Waft, of Nottinghamshire Police’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit, said: “The investigation is moving at pace, and we have now arrested a 33-year-old man in connection with the incident.

“This has been incredibly distressing for the victim’s family and our thoughts continue to be with them at this difficult time.”

Anyone with information is asked to call Nottinghamshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 788 of 8 December 2022, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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