Motorist killed when car hits tree near Shepton Mallet
A woman died when she lost control of her car and hit a tree when trying to overtake a lorry in Somerset.
The incident happened on Old Wells Road at Cranmore near Shepton Mallet at about 15:25 BST on Monday.
Avon and Somerset Police said the woman was trying to avoid a car approaching from the opposite direction when her vehicle mounted a verge and collided with a tree.
She suffered serious head injuries and died at the scene.
The road was closed for eight hours.