Man who died after crash in Wellingborough named by police

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A 79-YEAR-OLD man who died after his car hit a tree in Wellingborough has been named as Brian Huckle, of Hatton Avenue, Wellingborough.

The crash happened yesterday (Thursday, April 26) at about 10.45am on Hatton Street.

A Northamptonshire Police spokesman said Mr Huckle had been driving a silver Peugeot 207 from Hatton Park Road to Broad Green when for “unknown reasons” the vehicle veered over the carriageway, mounted the offside kerb and collided with a tree.

The spokesman said: “The victim was transferred to Kettering General Hospital where sadly he was pronounced dead.

“Police are appealing for anybody who witnessed the collision to come forward or anyone who saw the vehicle moving prior to the incident.”