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Man who died in Wadebridge crash is named by police

Man who died in Wadebridge crash is named by police

Published by Sarah Yeoman at 2:31pm 6th December 2019. (Updated at 2:35pm 6th December 2019)

A man who died in crash in Wadebridge after hitting a lamp post has been named by police.

Jeremy Shepherd was 58 and from Padstow.

Emergency services were called to West Hill late on Wednesday night but sadly he could not be saved.

The road was closed for around three hours while investigations were carried out.

Anyone who saw what happened is being asked to contact police.

"Police have named a man who died following a collision on West Hill in Wadebridge on Wednesday 4th December.

"At around 10.15pm, a grey BMW car left the road and hit a lamp post.

"The driver, 58-year-old Jeremy Shepherd from Padstow, was pronounced deceased at the scene of the collision.

"No other vehicle was involved.

"South Western Ambulance Service Trust resources attended the scene along with local police officers, specialist officers from the Roads Policing Team and the Alliance Armed Response Team.

"The road was closed for around three hours whilst officers commenced a full forensic examination.

"Police are requesting that any witnesses with any information and or dash camera footage to please come forward, unless they have already been in contact with officers at the scene."

Devon and Cornwall Police

Please contact police via 101@dc.police.uk or call 101 quoting 924 04/12/19.

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