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Man released amid investigation into fatal hit-and-run

By Andrew Turton | Whitmore Reans | Crime | Published:

A driver arrested over a fatal hit-and-run crash has been released amid a continued police probe.

The collision happened in Evans Street, Whitmore Reans, close to a shop

The victim, a 63-year-old man, was crossing Evans Street, in Whitmore Reans, Wolverhampton, when he was struck.

It happened close to The Wine Shop, at around 10pm on Saturday.

A 48-year-old was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

West Midlands Police confirmed he has since been released pending further investigation.

A silver Mercedes, believed to have been involved, was found nearby.

Anyone with information can call police on 101, quoting log number 2562 of October 26.

Andrew Turton

By Andrew Turton
Digital Journalist

Digital journalist based at the Express & Star's head office in Wolverhampton. Interested in breaking news and social media. Get in touch on Twitter @aturton_star or andrew.turton@expressandstar.co.uk

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