Tyne & Wear

Durham man 'lying in road' killed by car

A man thought to have been lying on a road has died after being hit by a car in County Durham.

Police said Andrew Cook was in South Road, Durham, when he was hit by the vehicle at about 22:30 GMT on Thursday.

The 34-year-old, of Garden Lane, Durham, died from his injuries. The driver of the car, a 31-year-old woman from Sunniside, and her passenger were not injured.

Durham Police appealed for any witnesses to contact them.

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