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Man's body found in river in Spalding

An investigation is underway after a man's body was found in the River Welland near Spalding.

Police are treating the death as unexplained and have not yet been able do identify the man. He is described as 25-35 years old, 6 feet tall with long blond hair in a ponytail and goatee style beard.

He was found around 8.30am on Sunday February 5th.

If anyone has any information concerning the possible identity of the man, or the circumstances which led to him being in the River Welland, they are urged to contact Lincolnshire Police quoting Incident 87 of 5th February.

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Photo from scene of three lorry crash in Lincolnshire

Photo of crash on A1 in Grantham, Lincolnshire Credit: ITV News Central

The A1 Southbound is still closed near Grantham in Lincolnshire after a man died following a crash involving three lorries.

There are long delays due to recovery work between B1174 Great North Road (Great Gonerby Turn Off) and A607 (Harlaxton / Melton Mowbray Turn Off).

Man killed in crash involving three lorries

A man has died following a crash involving three lorries near Grantham Credit: ITV News Central

A man has died in a crash involving three lorries near Grantham in Lincolnshire.

It happened just before 8am at a bridge on Dysart Road on the A1. A section of the commuter road is closed between the A52 for Grantham North and the A607 for Harlaxton.

Drivers are being urged to follow road diversions.

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Pedestrian killed in collision with HGV

Appeal for witnesses

A 23-year-old man has died in a collision with a lorry on the A158 in Lincolnshire.

He was walking on the A158, Wragby Road at Reepham, from the North of Lincoln at around 3.15 this morning, (February 3rd). The blue heavy goods vehicle involved in the collision was travelling on the east bound lane out of Lincoln.

Police are appealing for anyone who was travelling in the area between Lincoln and Sudbrooke, on the A158, between 2.00 am and 3.30 to contact them.

The victim was wearing blue jeans, a dark coloured top and brown shoes.

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A1 update: Likely to remain closed for several hours

Highways England has said the A1 near Grantham in Lincolnshire is likely to remain closed for several hours after a three lorry crash.

They are asking people to plan ahead as there are long queues building up between the A52 and the A607 junctions.

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Three lorry crash closes A1 in Lincolnshire

Three lorry crash closes A1 in Lincolnshire Credit: PA

Three lorries have been involved in a crash on the A1 near Grantham in Lincolnshire.

It happened just before 8am at the bridge on Dysart Road.

A section of the A1 between the A52 and the A607 junctions has been closed and diversions are being put in place.

BREAKING: Serious incident closes A1 near Grantham

Serious incident closes A1 near Grantham Credit: PA

Lincolnshire Police has just tweeted that a 'very serious incident' has closed the A1 near Grantham.

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