Cumbria

Man dies after collision with a lorry in Cumbria

A man has died after his car and a lorry crashed in Cumbria.

The collision happened at about 08:45 BST on Thursday on the A596 at Wigton and involved a Suzuki Swift and an HGV.

Cumbria Police and the ambulance service attended the scene where the driver of the car, Eric Coulson, 62, from Wigton, was pronounced dead.

A force spokesman said the lorry driver, a 45-year-old man from Liverpool, was uninjured. The road was closed during inquiries.

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