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Fatal Collision Torquay

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Woman named by police

Police have today named the woman who died following a collision in Torquay last week.

Police were called at 11.15pm on Friday 11 January following reports of a collision involved a van and a pedestrian on Torbay Road, near the Princess Theatre.

Sophie Bond, aged 30, sustained life-threatening injuries and was taken to Torbay District Hospital where she was later pronounced deceased.

The van fled the scene and was located a short time later in Paignton by officers.

A 52-year-old man from Paignton was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. He has since been released under investigation pending further enquiries.

Enquiries are ongoing at this time.

Investigating officers are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to contact police on 101 quoting log number 983 of 11/1/19.


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