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84-year-old man dies after falling ill behind the wheel

The incident was reported to the police on Saturday 30 March Credit: PA

An 84-year-old man has died after becoming unwell while he was driving in the area of Red Sykes near the A590 in Ulverston.

The incident was reported to the police at about 4.40pm on Saturday 30 March by the North West Ambulance Service.

It is believed the man stopped the car he was driving in a safe location before stepping out. No other vehicles were involved in the incident.

The man was taken to the Preston Royal Infirmary but he died the following evening.

His family have expressed their thanks to the emergency services involved.


Cumbria Police looking for missing Egremont man

Peter Jewell from Egremont is missing Credit: Cumbria Police

Cumbria Police are concerned for the welfare of 66-year-old Peter Jewell who was last seen in the area of Park View, Egremont on February 11th at 9:30am.

Peter is described as 5ft 5ins, stocky with grey hair.

Peter is believed to have links to Preston.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101. Officers would also like to urge Peter to contact this number if he sees this appeal.

CCTV released in Carlisle shoplifting investigation

Police want to speak to these men in connection with shoplifting Credit: Cumbria Police

Cumbria Police are looking to speak to these two men as part of a shoplifting investigation at Morrison's in Kingstown.

The incident took place on January 19th between 6:24 and 6:32pm.

Officers would like to speak with the men pictured as part of their investigations.

Anyone with information should call PC MUIR 2696 on 101 Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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