Man dies after ice slip near Accrington home

A man has died after it is thought he slipped on ice near his home in Lancashire.

James Hurst, 54, had been out at a local pub and had taken a taxi back to his house in Accrington just before the accident happened on Saturday night.

Neighbours saw his body lying near a doorstep by his home in Worsley Street at about 08:00 GMT the following day.

Lancashire police said Mr Hurst suffered a head injury which they were treating as an accident.

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