Man dies after car found in water at Carburton

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POLICE say that a man has been found dead after a car left the road and entered a river at Carburton.

A spokesman said on Sunday afternoon: “Police were called to the scene in Ollerton Road at 12.10pm to find a car in the river.

“The male driver was pronounced dead at the scene. There are currently no other reported casualties.”

The road has been closed at the junction of Sparken Hill and Carburton crossroads while police carry out further enquiries.

It is not currently thought any other vehicle was involved in the incident.