Shap fatal road collision lorry driver arrested

A man has been arrested after a woman died in a collision in Cumbria.

A Ford Focus and a lorry crashed on the A6 at Shap at about 06:50 GMT. The 54-year-old female driver of the car, from Shap, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The lorry driver, a 51-year-old man from Poland who was not injured, has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

The road between junction 39 of the M6 and Watchgate has now reopened, Cumbria Police said.

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