A MAN died after a car overturned on the North York Moors early this morning.

A Ford Mondeo crashed and landed on its roof on the road between Ruswarp and Sleights near Whitby.

The incident happened at around 6.35am today (Tuesday, April 30) and the driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene.

Witnesses are asked to contact police on 101, select option two and ask for Traffic Sergeant John Lumbard.