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Teenage victim of fatal collision named by police

The teenage victim of a fatal collision in Ilkeston has been named.

Luke Worley was the passenger in grey Fiat Punto that collided with a tree in Lower Stanton Road at 10.30pm on 24 July.

The 18-year-old from Heanor was taken to hospital for treatment but died a short time later.

Police said:

‘His family have been made aware and are being supported by specialist officers. Our thoughts are with them, as well as Luke’s friends, at this time.

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‘Another passenger, an 18-year-old woman, sustained serious injuries and remains in hospital.

‘The driver of the car, a 19-year-old man, was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and causing serious injury by dangerous driving.

‘He has been bailed pending further enquiries.

‘Officers still wish to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident, those driving nearby with dash cam installed, or those living in the area with private CCTV to contact us if they can help with our investigation.

If you can help, please call Derbyshire Police on 101 and quote reference 22*427985.’

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