Driver killed as pick-up truck hits tree in Shropshire


A 23-year-old motorist died when his 4x4 pick-up truck hit a tree in Shropshire.

Emergency services were called to the A495 in Ellesmere shortly after 0200 GMT.

A West Midlands Ambulance spokesman said the driver was confirmed dead at the scene.

West Mercia Police said the driver had been in a blue Ford Ranger. The accident took place close to the junction with the A528.

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