Tyne & Wear

East Rainton fatal crash woman named as Dolores Hubbert

Dolores Hubbert Image copyright Northumbria Police
Image caption Mrs hubbert was taken to the University Hospital of North Durham where she was pronounced dead

An 81-year-old woman killed in a car crash in Sunderland has been named.

Dolores Hubbert died after her Nissan Micra collided with a Toyota Yaris on the A690 at East Rainton, Houghton-le-Spring, at about 12:10 BST on Friday.

The driver of the other car was not injured, Northumbria Police said. The road was closed for three hours.

The family of Mrs Hubbert, of Houghton-le-Spring, said she was a "highly respected" member of the community and "well loved" by her family.

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