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Woman dies in crash which shuts the A40 between Northleach and Burford

By EchoLauraC  |  Posted: January 14, 2014

The disused Windrush Hotel

The disused Windrush Hotel

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A woman died in a collision on the A40 between Northleach and Burford this morning.

The incident involved a silver Suzuki Swift and a blue Ford Fiesta and happened at about 6.50am today (Tuesday January 14) near to a disused building that was formerly the Windrush cafe.

A spokesman for Gloucestershire Police said: "A 57-year-old woman from Gloucester who was in the Suzuki sadly died at the scene.

"A man in the blue Ford Fiesta suffered minor injuries.

"A road closure remains in place while a collision investigation takes place."

The woman's next of kin have been informed.

Severe traffic delays have been caused to commuters this morning.

Local diversions are in place following the single vehicle collision.

Anyone who witnessed the collision but has not spoken to police should call 101, quoting incident 46 of January 14.

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