UPDATE: fatal crash victim named

POLICE have named the man who died after he crashed his car into a tree in Kirton Lindsey.

James Exton, 20, of Proctors Way, Brigg crashed his blue Vauxhall Corsa on the B1398, North Cliff road, just before 7pm on Wednesday evening.

He was travelling towards Scunthorpe when his car left the road and hit the tree.

He was pronounced dead at the scene and his family have since been informed.

His front seat passenger, a 21-year-old man from Kirton Lindsey, suffered minor injuries and was taken to Scunthorpe General Hospital.

Police want to hear from anyone who saw the collision. Call 845 60 60 222 quoting log 580 31 August 2011.

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