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92-year-old man dies following A66 crash

The collision happened on the A66 near Threlkeld Credit: ITV Border

A 92-year-old man from Cockermouth who was in a critical condition after being involved in a crash on the A66 has died.

The car he was driving collided with a lorry near to Threlkeld at around 2.15pm on Tuesday.

He was taken by the Great North Air Ambulance to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle, where he died this morning.

Anyone with information should contact PC691 Ormerod on 101.