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23 April 2015, 05:23 | Updated: 23 April 2015, 05:29
A woman's died after she was hit by a car in Bensham.
It happened at 7pm last night (Wednesday, April 22) when police were called to Bensham Road.
The pedestrian, a woman thought to be in her 40s, was taken to hospital where she was pronounced dead.
The driver, a woman in her 50s, was not injured in the collision.
Enquiries are being carried out into the collision and any witnesses should ring Northumbria Police on 101 ext 69191 quoting reference 1045 220415.