Shap A6 death: Woman killed in digger collision

Scene of A6 crash
Image caption The woman died at the scene of the crash near Shap

A woman died when the car she was driving collided with a trailer carrying a digger in Cumbria.

The woman, who has not been named, died at the scene of the crash on the A6, south of Shap at about 08:30 GMT. The victim was believed to be in her 20s,

No-one else was hurt in the incident, which is being investigated by Cumbria Police.

A force spokesman said the road was likely to remain closed in both directions for some time.

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