A PEDESTRIAN who died after a collision with a car on Christmas Eve has been named as Alan Dunn.

The 67-year-old, of Cotsford Crescent, Horden, was hit by a grey Nissan Micra at about 8am on Monday on the County Durham village’s A1086 Sunderland Road.

The air ambulance attended but Mr Dunn was pronounced dead at the scene.

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The driver of the Micra, a 19-year-old woman from Peterlee, was shocked but unhurt.

Anyone who saw the incident is urged to contact Durham Police’s accident investigation unit on 0191-3752159 or Durham Police on 101.