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80-year-old who died behind wheel on A500 named

An 80-year-old man who died at the wheel of his car in Stoke-on-Trent has been named.

Alan Howard, aged 80, of Second Avenue, Newcastle, was discovered in his black MG car on the A500 slip road close to Sideway Bridge at around 12.25am on Sunday (19 November).

A Staffordshire Police spokesperson said: "Mr Howard had suffered a cardiac arrest and, despite the efforts of ambulance paramedics to save him, he was pronounced dead at the scene.

"We are still trying to contact some of Mr Howard's close family members. We would like them, or anyone who knows them, to call us on 101 quoting incident number 18 of 19 November."

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