POLICE released the name of the driver who was killed in a car crash at Hulme End on Friday night.
He was 35 year-old Sean Kieran McCarthy from Cheddleton, near Leek.
Emergency services were called to the B5054, Mill Lane, Hulme End at around 10.25pm, after Sean’s grey BMW 1 series collided with a tree. He died at the scene as a result of his injuries.
A Staffordshire Police spokesman said: “Our thoughts are with Sean’s family at this difficult time. The family are receiving the appropriate care and support from specially trained officers and have asked for their privacy to be respected whilst they come to terms with their loss.”
Anyone who witnessed the collision or has any information that could help with the investigation, is requested to call Staffordshire Police on 101, quoting incident 813 of January 5.