Arrest after man in 80s dies in Clacton car crash

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The man, in his 80s, died at the scene of the crash in St John's Road, Clacton

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and possession of cannabis after a man in his 80s died following a crash.

The man was driving a Citroen that crashed with a BMW in St John's Road, Clacton, Essex, shortly before midday on Saturday.

He was pronounced dead at the scene which was close to the junction of Jaywick Lane.

The 31-year-old woman remains in custody for questioning.

The road was closed for several hours and reopened at about 19:00 BST.

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