Tyne & Wear

Man dies when tractor overturns in County Durham

A man has died after the tractor he was driving overturned on a County Durham road.

It happened on Harap Road in Fishburn at about 0900 BST on Friday. The man, believed to be from the Burnhope area, died at the scene

Police said the incident occurred as the driver tried to negotiate a left hand bend.

The road was closed for several hours while investigations were carried out Police are appealing for witnesses.

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