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Man arrested after boy is killed in suspected hit and run incident

Man arrested after boy is killed in suspected hit and run incident

A 23-year-old man has been arrested in the North after a boy was killed in a suspected hit and run incident.

The teenager was knocked down on Newbridge Road in Coleraine last night at around 6.30.

Police say the car that struck the teenager failed to stop at the scene.

The vehicle was located in the Magherafelt area later.

The driver is being questioned on suspicion of dangerous driving causing death.