Man killed in car crash

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A man was killed when a car and minibus collided near Chorley.

Emergency services were called to Wood Lane, Heskin, just before 9.45pm on Thursday.

The man, believed to be in his 40s, was in a silver Ford Ka which was travelling in the direction of Eccleston.

A woman, who was also in the car, had to be cut free by firefighters. The man driving the minibus was not seriously injured.

Police are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the crash to contact them on 08451 25 35 45.

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