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Woman (60s) killed in single-vehicle tractor crash

A woman, aged in her 60s, has died in a single-vehicle tractor crash in the UK.

The incident, involving the Renault tractor, occurred in West Dorset, near Corscombe, on Monday, September 6th, 2021.

Woman dies in tractor crash 

In a statement, a spokesperson for Dorset Police said:

“Dorset Police received a report at 9.06 pm on Monday, September 6th, 2021 of a single-vehicle collision involving a yellow Renault tractor, which was equipped with a front end loader and a rear fitted hay bobber, on Hackney near Corscombe.”

“The driver of the tractor – a local woman aged in her 60s – was very sadly pronounced dead at the scene. Her family has been informed.”

Police put road closures in place to allow the emergency services to respond to the incident and to examine the scene.

Police Sergeant Rhys Griffiths of the traffic unit said:

“Our thoughts are with the family and friends of the woman who very sadly died.”

Appeal for information

Furthermore, officers investigating the collision have appealed for witnesses or anyone with relevant dashcam footage to come forward.

“A thorough investigation is underway to establish the circumstances of the collision. I would urge anyone who witnessed what happened to please come forward.”

“Also, I am keen to hear from any motorists who were driving in the area and may have captured anything of relevance on dashcam footage.”

“Finally, I would like to thank the public while the area was cordoned off. This allowed us to respond in a safe manner and carry out a detailed examination of the scene.”

Police has asked anyone with information to email – scit@dorset.pnn.police.uk – or call 101, quoting incident number 6:755.

Alternatively, to stay anonymous, contact the independent charity, Crimestoppers, online at Crimestoppers-uk.org or call freephone 0800 555 111.

To share your story, email – catherina@thatsfarming.com 

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