Porsche driver, 27, killed in crash on A61

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A sports car driver from Harrogate has been killed in a crash on the A61.

The 27-year-old, driver of a silver Porsche, was killed when his car left the road at Almsford Bank at 11pm on Saturday night.

Police say the man, from Harrogate, died at the scene when his car hit a tree at the side of the road.

Any witnesses, or anyone with information about the crash, is asked to contact Harrogate Police on 101, asking for TC McCleod or TC Halloway of the Road Policing Group.