York & North Yorkshire

Man dies and three passengers hurt in Whitby crash

A 21-year-old driver has died and three other people have been injured in a crash in North Yorkshire.

Police said the man was driving on the A169 in Whitby when he lost control of his car and crashed into a tree.

The driver, who has not yet been identified, was pronounced dead. Three passengers were hurt, with two needing hospital treatment.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the crash, which happened at about 20:30 GMT on Friday, to get in touch.

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