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County Durham man dies after Boxing Day crash

A man who was injured in a car crash in County Durham on Boxing Day has died in hospital.

Ian McCrone, 24, from Spennymoor, suffered head injuries after the car he was driving left the A167 and ended up in a field in Croxdale.

Police said severe weather conditions were to blame for the incident, which happened as Mr McCrone tried to overtake another car.

A Durham Police spokesman appealed for witnesses to come forward.

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