Man dies after car hits lamppost in Shripney, Sussex

A man has died after his car left the road, struck a lamppost and then the wall of a house in West Sussex.

The 23-year-old was killed in the crash on the A29 at Shripney, which happened just after 23:00 BST on Thursday.

Sussex Police said paramedics tried to revive him but he died at the scene. No other vehicle was involved.

A spokesman said: "The road has remained closed in both directions overnight whilst the scene is examined and essential repairs are carried out."

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