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Man dies following early hours M6 crash

Posted on - 3rd May, 2015 - 2:57pm | Author - | Posted in - Fulwood, News

A pensioner has died in a collision on the M6 heading towards Preston in the early hours of Sunday morning.

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Lancashire Police are appealing for witnesses after a silver Ford Fiesta came off the motorway between Junctions 33 and 32 and collided with a tree.

The driver, a 75-year-old man, was found dead at the scene around 2.20am.

Sergeant Claire Pearson of the Road Policing Unit said: “We are trying to establish how this collision occurred and I would ask anyone who witnessed the collision or saw the Fiesta on the hard shoulder to contact us.”

Anyone with any information can contact PC 3313 Howson on 101 quoting log number LC-20150503-0143.

Alternatively, they can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.

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