A pensioner died, and a 13-year-old was left shocked but unhurt, after a car crashed through a fence at Hove Park School in Sussex.

At 12.43pm today, a Kia Echo saloon, driven by a 70-year old man, left the road and crashed through a fence at Hove Park School, colliding with two parked and unattended vehicles in the car park there.

The man received treatment from paramedics but sadly died at the scene an hour later. The sole passenger, a 13-year old boy, was shocked but unhurt. No one else was involved in the crash. The cause of death and the reason the car left the road have not been established yet.