Man charged with murder after woman hit by car

A man has been charged with murder following the death of woman who police believe was hit by a car.

The victim has been formally identified as 34-year-old Laura Biss, Avon and Somerset Police said.

Her body was found on Burnham Road in Highbridge, Somerset in the early hours of Saturday.

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Christopher Harris, of no fixed address, has been charged with murder as well as death by dangerous driving, police said.

The 35-year-old is in custody and is due to appear at Taunton Magistrates' Court on Tuesday.