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Lorry driver Vasile Rus found dead in Bradford subway crash

Lorry crash in Bradford
Image caption The crash happened at a roundabout on the A650 Wakefield Road

A lorry driver who crashed through a roundabout barrier and plunged into a subway died of natural causes a post-mortem examination found.

The crash happened shortly after 02:00 GMT on Thursday on the A650 Wakefield Road in Bradford.

West Yorkshire Police said 47-year-old Vasile Rus, from Dagenham, died at the scene. His family has been informed.

Officers have appealed for anyone with information to come forward.

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West Yorkshire Police said: "A post-mortem confirmed Mr Rus had died of natural causes. His family have been informed."

A police spokesperson said specialist lifting equipment was used to remove the lorry.

Image caption West Yorkshire Police said the driver of the lorry was found dead at the scene

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