Young man dies in Beaworthy collision

The VW Golf was travelling towards Halwill Junction when it collided with a bridge parapet.

A 26-year-old man from Halwill has died after a car collided with a bridge parapet on the A3079 at Beaworthy yesterday (Thurs).

The collision involving a red VW Golf travelling towards Halwill Junction occurred at around 4.10pm and the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Emergency services arrived at the scene three miles north of Halwill and the road was closed.

Formal identification has not yet been carried out but the immediate next of kin have been advised.

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A police spokesman said: “A full investigation is underway and our thoughts are with the family and friends of the deceased male.”

Police are appealing for witnesses that have not already spoken to officers to contact them on 101 quoting log 618 22/11/12

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