Lincolnshire

Man dies after crashing into drain near Mablethorpe

Road closure sign
Image caption The car will not be recovered until police finish their search of the area

The body of a man has been recovered from a car which crashed into a deep-drain in Lincolnshire.

Emergency services attended the scene on the A1104 Alford Road near Mablethorpe at about 08:00 BST.

The road remains closed between the Golf Road junction and the Hodgetoft Lane junction, while police divers search the area.

Officers said the car had crashed through a fence and ended up in the deep water.

Lincolnshire Police have asked for anyone who may have witnessed the accident to get in touch.

No one else is thought to have been in the vehicle at the time.

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