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Man who died in Rugeley collision named

The man who died in a fatal collision in Rugeley has been named.

Leslie Kirkham, aged 79, of Dobree Close died after the car in which he was a passenger was in collision with a 4x4 on Hedenesford Road at around 10.25am yesterday (4 July).

Despite the best efforts of paramedics Mr Kirkham died at the scene. 

His family are being supported by specially-trained officers and have requested that their privacy be respected. 

An investigation is underway, and anyone who witnessed the collision or has dashcam footage is asked to contact 101 quoting incident number 178 of 4 July.

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