Police name woman killed by tree branch in Wakefield

Edward and Elaine Davison
Image caption Mrs Davison was taken to Pinderfields Hospital where she died

A 55-year-old woman who died after being impaled by the branch of a tree which smashed into her car in high winds in West Yorkshire has been named.

Elaine Edith Davison, from Pontefract, was a passenger in a car which crashed on the A642 in Wakefield on Thursday.

She died at Pinderfields Hospital. Her 54-year-old husband Edward, who was driving, suffered injuries which were not thought to be life threatening.

West Yorkshire Police said inquiries into the collision were continuing.

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