A MAN has died in a crash in North Yorkshire.

Police were called to a two-vehicle collision on the A170 between Helmsley and Sutton Bank at around 7am today.

The fire and ambulance services also attended the crash, which involved a Citroen Berlingo and a Toyota Hilux.

One man, who is believed to have been the driver of the Citroen, was pronounced dead at the scene, North Yorkshire Police said.

The other driver has been taken to hospital and the extent of his injuries is not yet clear, the force added.

The road was shut to enable emergency services to deal with the incident.

North Yorkshire Police Traffic Bureau tweeted shortly after 2pm to say the road had reopened.

North Yorkshire Police said it is not yet in a position to release the identity of the man who died.

The force is urging anyone who witnessed the collision, or saw the vehicles in the moments before it happened, or has any dashcam footage that could help the investigation, to get in touch.

Phone North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for Emma Drummond, or email emma.drummond@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk

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