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Witness appeal following fatal collision near Harrogate

PolicePolice are appealing for information following a fatal road traffic collision near Staveley, Harrogate

It occurred shortly before 8pm on Friday 12 July 2013, involving a Porsche Boxster and a tractor.

At the time of the collision the Porsche was travelling from Staveley towards Copgrove, on Wath Lane, and the tractor was heading in the opposite direction.

As a result of the incident the man driving the Porsche was sadly pronounced dead at the scene of the collision.

Police are not yet in a position to identify him.

The driver of the tractor suffered a head injury which is not life threatening.

Traffic Sergeant Julian Pearson, of North Yorkshire Police’s Roads Policing Group, said:

If you saw either of the vehicles involved in this collision just prior to the incident, I urge to come forward straight away, as you may have vital information that could help the investigation.

Anyone who call help police with this enquiry is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for Julian Pearson. Alternatively information can be emailed to, quoting reference number 12130115889.


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