Woman dies following collision in Rotherham

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A woman has died following a collision in the Clifton area of Rotherham yesterday.

At around 4.40pm on Saturday, a silver Ford Focus was travelling along Doncaster Road towards the town centre, when there was a collision close to Clifton Park between the vehicle and a 52-year-old woman who was believed to be crossing the road.

The woman was pronounced deceased at the scene. Her family have now been informed.

The 51-year-old male driver of the Focus has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

Officers are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the collision or the manner of driving of the Focus prior to the incident, to please call police on 101, quoting incident number 809 of 6 August 2016.