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Driver dies as car hits tree and wall in Barnsley

A woman died when the car she was driving left the road and hit a granite wall.

The 35-year-old from Penistone was driving a white Mini Cooper in the Cawthorne area of Barnsley at about 2215 BST on Saturday.

It is thought she lost control of the car on a bend, causing the vehicle to leave the road, hit a tree and granite wall before rebounding across the road.

The woman, who was travelling towards Ingbirchworth, died at the scene.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the police.

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