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Man dies in hospital after crash near Doncaster

A 49-year-old man who was in a life threatening condition in hospital after a car crash near Doncaster has died.

South Yorkshire Police said the incident had happened at 10:45 BST on Sunday during heavy rainfall.

The man, who was driving a black Ford Ka along Kirton Lane near Thorne, veered from the road and went into a ditch.

He died on Monday at Doncaster Royal Infirmary. Officers believe he may have fallen ill at the wheel.

Police are appealing for anyone who may have seen the man driving before the crash to come forward.

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