Pedestrian named after fatal accident

Police have named a man who died after being struck by a car in Northumberland.

Gordon Tailford, 54, from the Ingoe area, died after an accident between Matfen and Ryal at about 11pm on Sunday.

He was walking along a country road when he was hit by a Ford Ka. Mr Tailford later died in hospital.

Enquiries are ongoing into the collision and anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101, ext 69191, quoting reference number 1134 29/03/15.