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Van driver killed in A69 crash

Police are appealing for witnesses after a fatal collision in Northumberland.

At 1.43am this morning (Sunday) police received a report of a two vehicle collision on the A69 near to East Wharmley Farm, east of Haydon Bridge.

The collision involved a Mercedes HGV and a white Peugeot van.

A Northumbria Police spokesman said: “Sadly the male driver of the Peugeot van was declared dead at the scene. Specialist officers are now supporting his family through this difficult time.

“The driver of the HGV was treated at the scene for minor injuries.

“We are appealing for any witnesses to the collision or anyone who was in the area and might have dashcam footage to contact us by calling 101 quoting log 107 23/12/18  or to email [email protected] with information.”

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