The collision was reported at 4.09pm when the silver BMW 1 series, which was travelling from the Knaresborough direction, left the road as it negotiated the roundabout and came to rest in a hedge.
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Please quote reference 12140079042 when passing on information about the collision.
Both the A61 and A658 were closed with local diversions put in place. This was to allow collision investigators to examine the scene and to allow the vehicle to be recovered. All roads were reopened by 10pm.
The identity of the deceased has not been released.