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Driver arrested following fatal A19 collision

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A man has been arrested in connection with fatal collision near Selby. Police were called to an incident involving a Vauxhall Corsa and a pedestrian on the A19 just south of Brayton at 8.30am today (Sunday, 28 August 2016).

Sadly, the pedestrian – a man in his 40s from the Selby area – died at the scene.

The driver, who is in his 20s and from Selby, was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

He was taken into custody where he currently remains as police carry out their investigations.

A formal identification of the deceased man has yet to take place and North Yorkshire Police is not yet in a position to confirm his identity.

Police would like anyone who witnessed the incident or saw anything significant in the moments leading up to it to get in touch on 101, select option 2 and ask for Sean Grey or email Sean.Grey@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk. Please quote incident number 12160155899.

Last modified: August 28, 2016