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Man killed in honeymoon hit-and-run

A newlywed has died in a suspected hit-and-run crash while he was on his honeymoon abroad.

Ray Cottam, 55, died in Cancun, Mexico, the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office said.

Mr Cottam, of Middlestown, near Wakefield, West Yorkshire, was on holiday with his new wife Karen after tying the knot at a hotel near Pontefract last Saturday, according to reports.

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office said it was helping Mr Cottam's family. Mrs Cottam is now back home in Middlestown being comforted by family.