Tyne & Wear

Man hit by car while crossing County Durham road dies

A 53-year-old man died when he was hit by a car as he attempted to cross a road in County Durham.

The accident happened on the A693 near to the junction of Beamish Rise at about 2015 BST on Wednesday.

Philip Grey, from Stanley, was pronounced dead at the scene. Police said he had just got off a bus.

Durham Police want to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the incident or seen Mr Grey prior to the accident.

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