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A66 death: Man named

A pedestrian who died after a road accident involving two cars has been named as Alexander James Patterson.

The 43-year-old, from Old Hall Went in Cockermouth, died on the A66 at Braithwaite on Tuesday (December 11th).

Cumbria Police say that the two cars involved were a BMW 525, driven by a 53-year-old man from Cockermouth and a Peugeot 306 driven by 60-year-old man from Keswick.

Both drivers are cooperating with police enquiries.

Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to contact PC John Firth of the Western Roads Policing unit or Sergeant Jo Walker of the Northern roads Policing unit on 101.