82-year-old dies after crash on A45 in Northamptonshire

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An 82-year-old man has died after his car crashed into a ditch off the A45 in Northamptonshire.

A police spokesman said the man, from Thrapston, was driving a silver Toyota Yaris along the A45 in Rushden at about 9.45pm on Saturday, August 23 when, for reasons as yet unknown, he lost control of the vehicle.

The incident happened on the eastbound side of the road at the Skew Bridge roundabout.

After the vehicle left the road, it went into a ditch and was badly damaged.

The man, who was alone in the car at the time, died at the scene.

Witnesses, or anyone with any information about this incident, can call the Northamptonshire Police Drivewatch hotline on 0800 174615.