Kent

Driver dies as car veers off road in Marden

A man was found dead after his car slowed and drifted across the carriageway before coming to rest in vegetation at the side of the road.

The driver of the red Mercedes was travelling towards Maidstone on the A229 Staplehurst Road in Marden at about 14:15 BST on Saturday.

The 56-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene, Kent Police said.

Any witnesses are asked to contact police, in particular a motorcyclist who was seen riding in the area.

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