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Witness appeal following fatal collision on A37 Shepton Mallet

POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a collision involving a van and a lorry at about 9.55pm yesterday on the A37 Whitstone Road, Shepton Mallet.

A spokesperson for Avon and Somerset police said: “The male driver of the van, a white Ford Transit, died at the scene.

“His next of kin have been informed and our thoughts are with them.

“Anyone who saw what happened, or who may hold dashcam footage of the moments leading up to the collision is asked to contact police on 101, quoting reference 5221246376.”

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