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Man dies in crash

The road is still closed Credit: ITV Border

Cumbria police have confirmed that a man has died in a crash on the A596.

He was driving a white Suzuki swift that crashed head on with an HGV this morning.

It happened on the Wigton bypass at around 8am near the Station Road. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The HGV driver was uninjured.

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A596 closed

The A596 in Cumbria is closed because of a multi vehicle crash.It's being described as serious and there are reports that the air ambulance is in attendance. It's happened on the Wigton Bypass near the Station road junction.

Police have confirmed a car and a lorry involved in the accident and serious delays are expected

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