Man, 78, dies in road accident in Co Down; teen arrested at scene

A 78-year-old man has died following a crash in Co Down.

The pedestrian was struck by a car on South Promenade in Newcastle shortly before 11pm last night.

An 18-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of driving while unfit and dangerous driving causing death, he has been released on bail.

Police in the North are appealing for witnesses.

Man, 78, dies in road accident in Co Down; teen arrested at scene


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