23 year old man bailed following teen’s death in Coleraine hit and run

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A 23 year old man has been arrested following the death of a teenage boy who was struck by a car in a hit and run incident in Coleraine on Saturday night.

13 year old Reece Meenan, who was from the town, died in hospital following the incident on Newbridge Road at about 6.30 on Saturday evening.

A car believed to have been the one involved was later found in Magherafelt.

The man who was arrested has been released on police bail pending further enquiries.

Police have renewed an appeal for witnesses to come forward.