Gloucestershire

Fairford death: Driver, 27, killed when car hits roadside tree

A 27-year-old man from Gloucestershire was killed when the car he was driving left the road and hit a tree.

The accident happened on the A417 in Fairford on Sunday shortly before 21:00 BST.

A Gloucestershire Police spokeswoman said nobody else was in the red Hyundai Accent at the time.

She added the victim was pronounced dead at the scene and that his family had been told. The road was closed for six hours.

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