Two men arrested after pedestrian death

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Two men have been arrested and are in custody at police headquarters after a female pedestrian was killed on the Tholt-e-Will road yesterday (Saturday) evening.

No further details about the victim, who died at the scene, or the men under arrest have been released.

The incident happened at 4.50pm and involved a dark blue Ford Focus hatchback. The road remained closed overnight.

Police would like to speak to anyone who may have seen the vehicle being driven on the Mountain before the incident.

Detective Inspector Mark Newey, leading the investigation, said: ‘As part of an ongoing investigation into this matter, police would appeal to any witnesses who were on the Mountain Road in the vicinity of the Mountain Mile and the Bungalow who may have seen this blue Ford Focus and the manner in which it was being driven prior to 4.50pm.

‘Anyone who believes they have seen the vehicle and witnessed how it was being driven can contact their local station or the headquarters switchboard on 631212.

‘I can confirm that two men are currently detained under arrest at police headquarters and that no one else is currently being sought in relation to this collision.’

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