Handrup (dpa / lni) - A 60-year-old was killed in a traffic accident in Handrup (Emsland district).

The man from Sögel lost control of his car on Monday for an unexplained cause, turned right off the lane and hit a tree, the police said.

He died at the scene of the accident.

The B402 was completely closed for several hours during the rescue and clean-up work.

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