Cumbria

Averil Mason, 82, dies in three-car crash on A590 in Cumbria

An 82-year-old woman died after three cars collided on the A590 in Cumbria, police said.

Averil Mason, from Levens, was pronounced dead at the scene at Gilpin Bridge at about 08:10 BST on Friday.

Mrs Mason was driving a Fiat Punto which was in collision with a Volkswagen Touran and a Kia Magentis.

No-one else was injured in the incident, which resulted in the road being closed for about three hours. An investigation into the crash continues.

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