Teenager (13) dies following suspected hit-and-run in Co Derry

A man was arrested and has since been released on bail

Teenager (13) dies following suspected hit-and-run in Co Derry

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A 13-year-old boy has been killed in a suspected hit and run incident in Co Derry.

He was knocked down on Newbridge Road in Coleraine last night at around 6.30pm.

Police say the car that struck the teenager - who was from the Coleraine area - failed to stop at the scene.

The vehicle was located in the Magherafelt area later.

A 23-year-old man was arrested in connection with the incident. He has since been released on bail.