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Trevor Sherwood
Trevor Sherwood writes crime and policing news and graduated Teesside Uni with a degree in Crime & Investigation.

​Police have now formally identified a man who died after he was struck by a lorry on the A1(M) late on Monday evening, 21st October.

He was 29-year-old Kenneth Laidlaw, from Stanley. Mr Laidlaw was struck by the lorry on the northbound carriageway of the A1 at junction 61, near to Bowburn services at about 11:45pm on Monday night.

Mr Laidlaw suffered serious injuries and was confirmed dead at the scene.

The lorry driver, a 44-year-old man from Consett was shocked but unhurt.

Police are keen to hear from anyone who may have seen a man near the slip road area at Bowburn services or walking in the northbound carriageway of the A1 near to Bowburn services at the time mentioned.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the collision investigation unit on 0191 375 2159 or alternatively call 101.A1

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