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Man Dies in Bank Holiday Crash

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Published by the Pirate FM News Team at 8:57am 28th August 2012

A man has died in a crash on the A30 at Scorrier.

He is thought to be in his late teens and from Truro.

Police think his BMW hit the central barrier and span into the path of another car early on Monday morning.

In a statement police said: "At about 3.30am on Monday 27th August a two vehicle road traffic collision occurred on the west bound carriageway of the A30 just prior to the Avers offslip at Redruth. The incident involved a Toyota Landcruiser which was in collision with a black BMW 316i. Both vehicles were travelling West along the A30 at the time.
 
"The male driver of the BMW was pronounced deceased at the scene.
 
"The driver of the Toyoto vehicle suffered minor injuries.
 
"The weather at the time of the collision was poor, and although not raining the road was wet and the collision site is unlit.
 
"The scene was attended by officers from the serious collisions investigation unit, the extensive scene covering 200 metres and torrential rain all day resulted in the west bound carriageway being closed for almost 12 hours.

"Police are appealing for any witnesses to the incident to contact them on 101 quoting police reference DCP-20120827-0160."
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