Woman dies after traffic collision

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POLICE have launched an investigation after a 56 year-old woman died following a road traffic collision.

The incident happened on the A615 road between Wessington and Tansley, about 9.50pm, on Saturday, August 13.

A Derbyshire Constabulary spokesman said: “Police are investigating a fatal road traffic collision where a local 56 year-old woman died.

“Witnesses who saw the collision involving a pedestrian and a silver-coloured van or who saw either party before the incident are urged to contact police.”

Those with information should call investigating officer Pc 607 Peter Matthewman on 0345 123 3333.