Motorist killed in crash with lorry on A595

A man was killed when a car and lorry collided in Cumbria.

A Renault Laguna and a road maintenance vehicle were in collision on the A595 between Moota and Cockermouth at 15:10 GMT.

The driver of the Laguna, a man in his early 60s and from the Thornhill area, near Egrement, died at the scene.

A 64-year-old woman who was a passenger in the car was taken to Cumberland Infirmary, in Carlisle, with serious injuries.

The driver of the maintenance vehicle suffered minor injuries.

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