A TEENAGER who was killed in a collision with a HGV on the A303 has been named.

Jasper de Pelet, aged 18, of Somerset, was driving his Volkswagen Golf on Saturday when it collided with a DAF articulated heavy goods vehicle, which was travelling in the opposite direction.

The crash occurred at just after 5pm at the A303's junction with the A350 – known locally as Furze Hedge.

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Emergency services rushed to the incident, but the teen was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the HGV was not injured.

As reported, the road was closed for five-and-a-half hours while Wiltshire Police officers carried out an investigation of the scene, and both vehicles were recovered.

Police would still like to hear from anyone who witnessed the collision or who may have dash-cam footage of the incident.

Officers from the Collision Investigation Unit can be contacted on 01380 861049. Alternatively, call 101 and quote log number 316 of Saturday November 9.