Driver dies after car hits tree in Dorset

A driver has died after his car hit a tree in Dorset.

The crash happened on the B3070 at West Holme, near Wareham, on Thursday night.

Police said the 31-year-old man from Bournemouth died at the scene. His next of kin has been informed.

Electricity cables were damaged in the crash, cutting power to nearby properties, and the road was closed for several hours while repair work was carried out.

The crash happened at about 19:25 BST near the junction with Holme Lane.

Police have appealed for witnesses, or anyone who saw the Audi A6 before the crash, to contact them.

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