Man dies and woman hurt in Horncastle crash

A man has been killed and a woman airlifted to hospital after a road accident in Lincolnshire.

Police said the crash, which is believed to have involved only one vehicle, happened at about 1220 GMT on the A153 near Horncastle.

The female is thought to have back injuries but no more details of the casualties or the circumstances of the accident have been released.

The road has been closed and is likely to remain so for some time.

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