Man's body found in car on North Yorkshire country road

  • Published
CrossroadsImage source, Google
Image caption,
The car was found at a crossroads near Selby on Saturday morning

The body of a man has been discovered inside a car in a ditch on a country road.

Police said the black Peugeot 206 was found at a crossroads at Cliffe Common near Selby, North Yorkshire, at about 07:00 GMT on Saturday.

Paramedics pronounced the 78-year-old local man dead at the scene. The death is not being treated as suspicious.

The road was closed for a number of hours while officers conducted an investigation.