Rehau (dpa / lby) - A driver died in an accident in Upper Franconia on Tuesday.

The 82-year-old had strayed off the road with his car near Rehau (Hof district) and hit a tree, the police said.

The man was fatally injured.

The exact cause of the accident is therefore not yet clear.

An expert should now investigate the circumstances.

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