A man has died after his car left the road in Stithians yesterday afternoon.

Police were called just after 3pm on following reports of a Ford Fiesta having left the road on Tresavern Hill in the village.

The car came to a stop in a hedge and the sole occupant, an 82-year-old man from Redruth, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Next of kin have been made aware, but formal identification has yet to have taken place.

Any witnesses to the collision are asked to contact the Police on 101@dc.police.uk quoting log number 532 for November 6.