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Grandmother crash death in Midlothian 'great shock'

Irene Robson, from Peebles Image copyright Police Scotland

The family of a woman who lost her life in a two-car crash in Midlothian have paid tribute to the 68-year-old.

Irene Robson, from Peebles, died after her red Honda Jazz was involved in a crash with a silver Vauxhall Zafira on the A6094 between Leadburn and Howgate at about 13:00 on Sunday.

The incident also claimed the life of a 41-year-old man who was the driver of the Vauxhall.

Her family said: "It has come as a great shock to us all."

Ms Robson's family added: "We're grateful for the messages of condolences from friends.

"Irene was a devoted wife, mother, granny, daughter, sister, auntie and good friend to many.

"She will be sadly missed by all."

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