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Police renew appeal over Ring Road death crash

Police are continuing to appeal for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision last Friday.

At 6.22am officers were called to a collision between a white lorry and grey BMW on the Ring Road in Lower Wortley, near to Stonebridge Lane.

The 29-year-old male driver of the BMW, named as Daniel Whetstone, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officers want to speak to anyone who witnessed the incident, the circumstances leading up to it or has any dashcam footage of the incident.

Mr Whetstone’s family said in a statement:

‚ÄúDaniel was a loving and caring son, brother, uncle and partner. He will be greatly missed by all his family and friends. His family would appreciate privacy at this sad and difficult time.”

Anyone with information is asked to call the Major Collision Enquiry Team via 101 quoting log number 0214 of May 18.


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