Tyne & Wear

Driver killed in Northumberland car crash

A driver has died in a collision between two cars in Northumberland.

The crash occurred at 13:40 BST on Tuesday on the A69 close to the Red Path junction near Haltwhistle.

Northumbria Police said the driver of one of the vehicles, a 29-year-old man, died in the collision while the driver of the other, a man in his 60s, suffered minor injuries.

The road was closed for around three hours and police investigators are appealing for witnesses.

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