Woman, 28, dies in crash on A505 near Hitchin

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A woman has died after a vehicle collision yesterday afternoon (Friday).

Police were called to a fatal two vehicle collision on the A505 carriageway, around three miles from Hitchin, at 2.53 yesterday afternoon (Friday).

A 28-year-old woman was driving a blue Ford Fiesta which lost control, veered left and collided heavily with the rear of a parked Mercedes Sprinter van.

The woman, who has yet to be formally identified, died at the scene.

The occupant of the Mercedes, a 25-year-old man sustained slight injuries.

Police, ambulance and fire services attended the scene.

Ambulance officer Gary Sanderson, who attended the scene said: “First and foremost my thoughts are with the young woman’s family at this tragic time.”

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Traffic officers are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information should contact PC Bob Hauxwellon 101.