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Monday, 06 July 2015

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Police name man killed on A66 near Keswick

Police have named a pedestrian who died in a collision with two cars on the A66 near Keswick on Tuesday.

Alexander James Patterson, 43, from Old Hall Went, Cockermouth died in the crash at Braithwaite at 5.27pm.

The vehicles involved were a BMW 525, driven by a 53-year-old man from Cockermouth, and a Peugeot 306, driven by 60-year-old Keswick man.

Both drivers have been spoken to by the police and enquiries are continuing to establish the circumstances of the collision.

A police spokesman said no arrests had been made and Mr Patterson's family were being supported.

Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to contact PC John Firth of the western roads policing unit or Sergeant Jo Walker of the northern roads policing unit on 101.

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