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Driver dies in tree collision near Hampstead Heath

A 63-year-old man died when his car hit a tree in north London.

Police had been called to Hampstead Lane, near Hampstead Heath, at about 00:15 BST to reports of collision, and found the man suffering multiple injuries.

The London Fire Brigade and London Ambulance Service attended, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

A Metropolitan Police spokesman said the victim's next of kin had been informed.

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