Tyne & Wear

Man arrested over Choppington teenager death crash

A196 near South Farm, Choppington Image copyright Google
Image caption The crash happened on the A196 near South Farm, Choppington

A teenager has died in a crash on a rural road in Northumberland.

Ricky Tynemouth was a passenger in a Vauxhall Corsa which left the A196 near South Farm, Choppington, at about 19:30 BST on Wednesday.

The 17 year old, from Guidepost, was pronounced dead at the scene. Two other boys, both 17, were taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Northumbria Police arrested the 18-year-old driver on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

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