Police identify 75-year-old woman who died in crash near Buxton

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Police have identified a pensioner who died after a crash between a car and a van on a road near Buxton.

The incident, involving a Ford Fusion and an LDV van, happened close to the crossroads between the A515 at Hurdlow and the village of Crowdecote at about 11.25am on Monday.

The passenger of the Ford Fusion, Noreen Brassington, 75, from Uttoxeter, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the car was seriously injured and remains in hospital in Stoke.

Two men from the van were also taken to hospital.

Police closed the road for several hours while an investigation into the collision was launched.

Any witnesses to the collision should call Derbyshire police on 101.