A MAN who died in a crash near Hartley Wintney has been named as William Gilham.

The 77-year-old, from Coniston Close, Woodley, Reading, was driving a green Vauxhall Astra towards Elvetham Heath, on Blackbushes Road, when it was involved in a collision with a white Renault flatbed van, before hitting a tree at 3.06pm.

He was pronounced dead at the scene on January 14.

No one else was injured.

Police are continuing their investigation into the crash and are appealing for witnesses or anyone who saw either vehicle driving prior to the accident.

Anyone with information should contact Sergeant Darren Brown at Whitchurch Roads Policing Unit, quoting Operation Keyboard, on 101.