Lorry driver killed in M6 Staffordshire crash

The driver of a lorry has died in a crash on the M6 in Staffordshire.

Police were called to the incident on the southbound carriageway close to junction 12, near Cannock, shortly before 12:00 GMT.

Emergency crews discovered a heavy goods vehicle had left the road. A man in his 60s died at the scene.

The motorway was closed in both directions while the vehicle was recovered and the scene was examined. Police are appealing for witnesses.

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