Elderly couple dead after car veered into dyke near New Leake

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An elderly couple have died after their car crashed into a water-filled dyke near New Leake yesterday afternoon.

The driver of the car and his wife, both aged 83, died when their Kia Picanto left the carriageway near the railway crossing at Fodderdyke Bank at around 2pm.

The couple lived locally and their next of kin have been informed.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Collision Witness Hotline on 01522 558855.