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 Police appeal for further witnesses to A689 collision


​POLICE are appealing for further witnesses to a collision in which a man sadly died.

It happened on the A689 outside West Lodge, Harperley Bank, on Monday evening at around 5.25pm.

A Volkswagen Passat, which was heading towards Harperley, collided with a white Peugeot Bipper van, driven by Michael Zissler, which was heading in the opposite direction.

Sadly, 48-year-old Michael sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Anyone with any information regarding the vehicles prior to, or at the time of the collision, should contact Durham Constabulary on 101, quoting incident number 349 of July 15.