Woman dies in collision in Cornwall

Police, fire and ambulance were called just before 1.30pm on Monday 24 June following the collision on the B3277 close to Chiverton Cross, Cornwall, between a Vauxhall Astra and a Mazda MX5.

Sadly, Michelle Lorain Dickens, aged 60, from Redruth was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The driver of the Mazda a 59-year-old man from Doncaster sustained a serious leg injury and was taken to Derriford Hospital.

The passenger in Mazda, a 50-year-old local man sustained minor injuries and was taken to Trelisk Hospital as a precaution.

Michelle’s family paid the following tribute to her: “Our daughter Michele was tragically killed in a vehicle road accident whilst on her journey home to Skinners Bottom. Michele, the eldest of our four children leaves behind her partner of 25 years Christopher Earl.

“Well known and much loved by her friends and family, Michele, up until recently worked as a Podiatrist for the NHS.

“As a fun loving woman with a generous non-judgemental nature, she had a wide social circle of friends.  Always ready to help others she was a bright light that in our hearts will never be dimmed by time but remembered with affection and joy for the very gift of her being”.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact police via 101@dc.police.uk  or by phone on 101, quoting log number 0378 of 24/06/19

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