Tyne & Wear

Driver killed as car overturns on A69 in Northumberland

A man died when his car overturned on the A69 in Northumberland.

Police received reports of the accident in the Ovington area at 07:20 BST.

Officers attended, along with fire crews and paramedics, but the driver of the Mercedes was pronounced dead at the scene.

The westbound section of the A69 was closed for several hours whilst investigations took place. It is believed no other vehicles were involved.

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