BREAKING NEWS: Police name man killed in Wakefield car crash

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A MAN who died when his car overturned has been named by police.

Ammer Ashraf, 31, of Agbrigg died after his car ended up on its roof on Denby Dale Road in Calder Grove yesterday morning (Tuesday).

His Toyota Corolla was heading towards Wakefield at around 4am when the incident happened.

Firefighters from Ossett managed to cut him from his car, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The road between Branch Road and Bretton Roundabout was closed until just before 9am.

Anyone with any information about the crash should contact the Major Collisions Enquiry Team on 01924 293047.