POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a collision near Laneast, yesterday (August 3) in which a man sadly died.

Emergency services were called just before 7am to the collision on the A395 involving a white Renault Master van.

A Devon and Cornwall Police spokesperson confirmed: "The driver, a man in his 40s from Bude, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

"The road was closed for eight-and-a-half hours while the Roads Policing Team carried out an investigation of the scene.

"Officers would like to thank members of the public for their patience during the road closure."

The circumstances surrounding the collision are being investigated and anyone with any relevant information and dashcam footage is asked to contact police via the website or by telephoning 101, quoting log 148 of 03/08/23.