Stroud woman killed in car crash

A 53-year-old woman died when her car crashed into a wall in Gloucestershire.

Emergency services were called to Whiteshill Road, Edge, near Painswick, on Tuesday evening following reports of the accident.

A Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said an investigation into the circumstances is under way.

"It's believed the woman suffered a heart attack before losing control and colliding with the wall," she added.

Gloucestershire Police said the driver, from Stroud, was pronounced dead at the scene, close to the church.

The road was closed for around three hours while emergency services worked at the scene.

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