Pedestrian dies in North Yorks car crash

A pedestrian has died after being struck by a car in Stokesley on Saturday afternoon.

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North Yorkshire Police referred to Police watchdog

North Yorkshire police have referred themselves to the Independent Police Complaints Commission over the circumstances leading up to a fatal car crash.

Douglas Scott died in the accident which happened in Stokesley on Saturday, where a crash involved a Range Rover.

Police say that a similar vehicle had been involved in two incidents reported to them earlier that day.

As a result, the force has referred itself to the police watchdog.

Two teenagers are facing charges in connection with the collision.

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