Hartlepool man died in County Durham crash


Police have released the name of a man who died in a crash between a Nissan Micra and a lorry in County Durham.

Peter Jonathan Tighe died in the collision on a slip road onto the A19 south of Sheraton on Tuesday morning.

The 26-year-old from St Mary's Court, in Hartlepool, was a passenger in the car.

The female driver, also 26 and from Hartlepool, was treated for neck and back injuries. The 63-year-old lorry driver was unhurt.

Police are continuing to appeal for witnesses to the incident which happened just after 0800 BST.

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