Man who died in river tragedy named

Man who died in river tragedy named Credit: ITV Central

A man who died after his car left the road and into a river in Buxton, Derbyshire, has been named as David Cox.

The 42-year old was driving along a bridle path close to the Monsal Trail, north of the A6 when the car left the road.

Mr Cox's daughter who is 11, managed to escape.

Minutes later, a car with Mr Cox's wife and nine-year old son also left the road and entered the river.

Both managed to escape.

Mr Cox was taken to Stepping Hill hospital where he later died.

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