Driver killed in tanker collision named by police

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Image caption The fatal collision happened on the A272 Goldbridge Road, in Newick, East Sussex

An 80-year-old driver who died following a collision between his car and a tanker in East Sussex has been named by police.

William Swanson, of Bracken Way, Broad Oak, Heathfield, died on Thursday in the crash on the A272 Goldbridge Road at Newick, near Lewes.

Mr Swanson, who was known to his family and friends as Iain, was in a Renault Megane. The tanker driver was unhurt.

Police have renewed their appeal for any witnesses to come forward.

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