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Man killed in A38 crash is named

61-year-old Brian Pook died in hospital from injuries sustained in the incident. Credit: Devon and Cornwall Police

Police have named a man who died following an eight-vehicle collision on the A38 near Glynn Valley last Sunday.

Brian Pook, aged 61, from Plymouth, was riding a motorcycle and died in hospital on Sunday from injuries sustained in the incident.

Officers had already confirmed the death of 64-year-old Jennifer Parsons shortly after arriving at hospital.

Police say drivers and occupants of the other vehicles suffered minor injuries.



Decontamination of shopping area in Salisbury complete

Sergei and Yulia Skripal Credit: PA

Decontamination work at the site in Salisbury where Sergei and Yulia Skripal were found after being poisoned has been completed.

The Governmentt department DEFRA has confirmed that an extensive clean up operation at the Maltings has finished - removing any potential contamination from the nerve agent used.

Wiltshire Council will now decide when to reopen the area.

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