Tyne & Wear

Man found dead by Northumberland roadside

A man has been found dead by the roadside in Northumberland.

Police and paramedics found the man at 23:30 GMT on Friday by the A697 South Road in Wooler, near to the junction with the B6348.

The man, thought to be in his 60s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

It is thought he could have been struck by an HGV, and that the driver may have not been aware what had happened. Anyone with any information is asked to contact Northumbria Police.

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