Man dies after car overturns on B5307 near Kirkbride

A man has died after the car he was driving left the road and overturned in Cumbria.

Police were called at about 10:00 BST to the B5307 near Kirkbride after reports a vehicle had overturned in the nearby River Wampool.

Russell Long, 37, from Wigton, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The road, which was closed for several hours, has now reopened. Cumbria Police are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the crash to get in touch.

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