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Fatal Road Traffic Collision


Man dies following collision

Emergency services were called at approximately 2.25pm on Saturday 7 January 2017 following reports of a serious collision in private woodland near Clifford Bridge, Dartmoor.

The incident involved a red soft-top sports car which was taking part in an organised hill climb event.

As a result of the incident, a man in his 60s died at the scene and another man was conveyed to the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital with minor injuries.

Officers from the Exeter Serious Collision Investigation Unit attended the scene and are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

Anyone who can assist is asked to contact the team via or by telephone on 101, quoting log number 0367 of 07/01/17.

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