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Man dies after car collides with tree in Penwortham

Posted on - 19th October, 2014 - 12:15pm | Author - | Posted in - Lancashire Police, News, Penwortham
The section of Pope Lane just beyond Lindle Lane junction

The section of Pope Lane just beyond Lindle Lane junction

Police are appealing for information after a man died in an accident in Penwortham.

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The incident happened around 8.25pm on Friday 17 October when an MG ZT-T was heading towards Chain House Lane.

As the car passed Lindle Lane it is believed to have left the carriageway and collided with a tree.

The driver, Kevin Williams, 38, from Leyland, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Sergeant David Hurst of the Road Policing Unit said: “This is a tragic accident where a man has sadly died and my thoughts are with his family at this time.

“An investigation is now underway and I would appeal to anybody who may have witnessed this accident, or who may have any information that could assist with our investigation to come forward.”

Anyone with further information should contact Lancashire Police on 101 quoting log number LC-29141917-1397.

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