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Man dies after car goes into river near Peterborough

A man has died after his car went into a river at Crowland near Peterborough.

It happened at around 8pm on Wednesday 24th August on the B1166 Deeping High Bank.

A man was rescued from a VW Golf and taken to Peterborough District Hospital, but later died.

Police are now working to identify the man and a recovery operation is underway.

Any witnesses should call the collision witness hotline on 01522 558855.

39 people have died on Lincolnshire's roads in 2016.


Digger used in Lincolnshire cash machine raid

Thieves have stolen a cash machine from the wall of a shop in Crowland in Lincolnshire. A yellow digger believed to have been stolen from a nearby farm was used to take the ATM from the Spar shop in north Street in the early hours of this morning.

The digger was abandoned at the scene and the ATM taken away on the back of a silver pick-up style vehicle. Another car, possibly blue, was also involved and left the scene at the same time. Considerable damage was caused to the front of the shop. Police are appealing for witnesses.