Update: Man found dead in van

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The A38 was closed northbound at Ripley yesterday after a man was found dead at the wheel of his vehicle.

It is now believed that the man, who was in his late forties and from Derby fell ill at the wheel of his van and pulled over to the side of the A38 where he passed away.

The dual carriageway was closed Northbound for almost three hours yesterday following the discovery.

Police have said the man will be formally identified today,