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Witness appeal after 24-year-old Wimborne man dies in crash near Burley turnoff Picket Post on A31





POLICE are looking for witnesses after a 24-year-old man died in a crash on the A31 near Picket Post.

Officers were called to the scene at 4.20am on Saturday after a report a car had left the carriageway close to the Burley exit.

The driver, a 24-year-old man from Wimborne, suffered serious injuries and died at the scene. His family was being supported by specialist officers, a spokesperson for Hampshire police said.

The crash happened near the A31 Burley turnoff at Picket Post (picture: Google)
The crash happened near the A31 Burley turnoff at Picket Post (picture: Google)

The force is now calling for witnesses to come forward.

PS Chris Thompson, of the Roads Policing Unit, said: "We would like to hear from anyone who witnessed this incident or the moments leading up to it.

"Did you see a grey Audi A3 driving westbound on the A31 shortly before 4.20am [that] morning? Perhaps you were driving in the area at the time and have dash cam footage that captured something that may assist our enquiries.”

Those with information should call 101 with reference 44230146953.



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