Morwenstow crash victim dies as car overturns into field

  • 14 March 2014
  • From the section Cornwall

A motorist died when her car overturned and landed in a field in Cornwall.

Her Vauxhall Corsa came to rest in a field at Morwenstow, near Bude, and the woman, who has not been named, died at the scene.

A police spokesman said despite firefighters' efforts to cut her free, the woman, aged in her 20s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The A39, which was closed between Kilkhampton in Cornwall and Bideford in Devon for several hours, has reopened.

Officers from Devon and Cornwall Police's serious collisions unit are investigating.

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