Van driver dies after collision with truck

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Police have confirmed a 51-year-old man died after a collision with a truck in Whitwell earlier this week.

The man, who was driving a transit van, was involved in a collision with the truck on the A619 in Whitwell on Thursday, August 31.

A spokesman for Derbyshire Constabulary said: “The collision occurred at around 7.15am. Shortly afterwards a 51-year-old man was confirmed dead at the scene.”