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The driver of a car which crashed in Purley, leaving one woman dead has been released on police bail.

The 25-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving after the crash in Godstone Road, early on Saturday morning.

The accident happened just after 4am, when a red Citroen Saxo struck two pedestrians.

One of the pedestrians, a 40-year-old woman died at the scene and the other pedestrian, a man, was taken to hospital with a shoulder injury.

A 26-year-old man and 20-year-old woman who were travelling in the car were also taken to hospital with minor injuries.

A police spokesman confirmed they await formal identification and a post-mortem would take place in due course.

The driver was bailed until the end of April pending investigations.

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