Man dies as car leaves road and lands in river

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A MAN has died after the car he was driving left the road and plunged into a river near Worksop.

Wayne Slack, aged 24, was driving along the B6034 Ollerton Road in Carburton, North Nottinghamshire on Sunday.

Police were called to the scene to find the car in the river at 12.10pm on Sunday and Mr Slack, who was from Newark, was pronounced dead at the scene.

There were no other reported casualties and police do not believe that any other vehicles were involved.

Mr Slack was driving a Renault Clio Expression, from Worksop in the direction of Ollerton, when the vehicle left the road.

A police probe into the incident is now underway to establish exactly what happened.

n Witnesses or anyone with information should call Nottinghamshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.