Lorry driver killed in A66 Thornthwaite crash

A lorry driver died when his vehicle crashed on the A66 in Cumbria, police said.

Darren Moore, 43, from Whitehaven, was pronounced dead at the scene near Thornthwaite early on Wednesday.

Cumbria Police said the lorry, which was heading westbound, was the only vehicle involved in the 00:30 BST crash.

Witnesses are being sought. A force spokeswoman said Mr Moore's next-of-kin had been informed.

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