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Lorry Driver Killed In Motorway Crash

A lorry driver was killed on a Warwickshire motorway yesterday when he lost control of his vehicle and crashed.

The accident happened on the southbound carriageway of the M40 at Lapworth, just beyond junction 16 at 5.30pm

The lorry, driven by a 32-year-old man from Dorset, left the carriageway and hurtled down an embankment.

Relatives of the driver, who was pronounced dead at the scene, are expected to formally identify him later today

Any witnesses should contact PC Ray Silvester at the Greys Mallory traffic base on 01926 415000.

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CWN / Crimes, Fires & Accidents / 27 Mar 01
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