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Bagworth: Arrest after man dies in car crash

A man has died in a car crash in a Leicestershire village.

Police were called to Barlestone Road, in Bagworth, just before 00:00 GMT on Monday to a report a silver Ford EcoSport ST-Line had overturned.

One of the car's occupants, a man in his 40s, was treated at the scene but later pronounced dead.

Leicestershire Police said a 23-year-old man had been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and drink-driving.

The force said he remained in custody as investigations into the crash continue.

Anyone with information about the crash, or relevant footage, is urged to contact the police.


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