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Fatal collision near Witney

A man has died following a collision between a white Ford Transit pickup van and a car near Witney on Saturday (4th November).

The 21-year-old male victim was driving a blue Renault Clio when it collided with a white Ford Transit Pickup van at approximately 8.30am.

The two occupants of the Ford Transit van suffered minor injuries.

The incident happened on the A415 near Cokethorpe School, near Ducklington.

The driver of the Clio was taken to the JR2 hospital where he later died.

Police closed the road to carry out an investigation into the incident and it was reopened early Saturday afternoon.

Both vehicles have been taken away for examination.

The identity of the deceased will not be released until the victim has been formerly identified by the next of kin.

PC David Rose, of Bicester Roads Policing, said: "A young man has lost his life in this incident and we are very keen to find out what happened.

"I am appealing for anyone who saw the collision, or either vehicle before the incident, to call me. They may well have information that will help us find out what happened."

Anyone with information should contact PC David Rose, of Bicester Roads Policing, on 0845 8 505 505 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Posted : 05/11/2006 17:44:07

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