Man, 79, dies after crash on A342 near Wedhampton

A 79-year-old man has died hours after a crash on the A342 in Wiltshire.

The crash happened at Wedhampton, near the junction with Green Gate Road, shortly before 17:00 BST on Tuesday.

Police said the man, from Devizes, had been driving a Jaguar XJ8 when it collided with a Vauxhall Astravan driven by a 20-year-old man.

The older man was taken to hospital but has since died of his injuries, police said. The 20-year-old driver, also from Devizes, was discharged.

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