Driver dies in car

A ROTHBURY man was found dead in his car near the village.

Patrice Nardo, 55, of Jubilee Crescent, was found by police in a Peugeot which had crashed into a field embankment between Rothbury and Weldon Bridge on the B6344 at around 6am on Sunday, July 10.

Neighbour and Rothbury Coun Steven Bridgett said: “Patrice’s death is something that has shocked us all within the community. All our throughts go to his wife Joy and daughter Ellen and the rest of the family. Patrice is someone who was loved by us all especially in Jubliee Crescent. He was a great person.”

Anyone with information about the crash should contact police on 03456 043043 ext 61374.