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Portland man killed in New Forest crash

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Published at 11:13am 13th February 2018. (Updated at 7:01am 14th February 2018)

  • Portland man killed in crash.
  • It happened in the New Forest.
  • The 72-year-old died at the scene.

A Portland man's died in a crash in the New Forest.

Officers were called at 8.44pm to a report of a road traffic collision on the B3054 Main Road, Walhampton, near Lymington.

The collision involved a grey Skoda Octavia and a white Ford Transit van.

The driver of a Skoda Octavia, a 72-year-old man from Portland, Dorset, sustained serious injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

His next-of-kin have been informed and are being supported by specialist officers.

The 39-year-old male driver of the van was uninjured.

Officers investigating the exact circumstances of the collision would like to hear from anyone who saw what happened, or who saw either vehicle prior to the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to call us on 101, quoting 44180057635, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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