Cumbria

Man killed in A66 car and lorry crash named

Stainmore Cafe Image copyright Google
Image caption A car and lorry collided near the Stainmore Cafe at about 05:20 BST

A man who died in a collision between a car and lorry on the A66 in Cumbria has been named.

Jamie Armstrong from Haltwhistle was driving an Audi A4 which was in a crash with an HGV near Stainmore Cafe at about 05:22 BST.

The 30-year-old died at the scene, Cumbria Police said.

The lorry driver was not injured. The eastbound carriageway was closed at Brough while an investigation was carried out.

Police are appealing for witnesses.

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