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Man dies in crash in Norfolk village

PUBLISHED: 08:41 20 May 2019 | UPDATED: 11:21 20 May 2019

The scene of a fatal accident on the B1145 at Cawston, Norfolk. Picture: ARCHANT

The scene of a fatal accident on the B1145 at Cawston, Norfolk. Picture: ARCHANT

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A man has died in a car crash in a Norfolk village in which a car “left the road”.

Police are appealing for witnesses following the incident in Cawston on Sunday night.

A silver Mercedes was travelling along the B1145 at approximately 8.40pm when it left the road near to the Heydon Road junction and collided with a fence and some railings.

The accident occurred next to a bridge across the Marriott's Way trail.

The driver of the car, a man in his 50s, died at the scene. The female passenger suffered minor injuries.

The scene of the fatal accident on the B1145 at Cawston, Norfolk. Picture: ARCHANTThe scene of the fatal accident on the B1145 at Cawston, Norfolk. Picture: ARCHANT

Fire crews from Reepham, Aylsham and Sprowston attended to assist police officers in making the scene safe.

Anyone who may have witnessed the collision, or the manner of driving of the vehicle prior to the incident, should contact the Serious Collision Investigation Unit at Norfolk Police on 101.

The scene of a fatal accident on the B1145 at Cawston, Norfolk. Picture: ARCHANTThe scene of a fatal accident on the B1145 at Cawston, Norfolk. Picture: ARCHANT


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