Police in Fife launch investigation after woman dies in B981 crash involving car and articulated lorry

A 58-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene.
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A 58-year-old woman has died after her car crashed into a lorry in Fife.

Emergency services were called to the B981 near Crossgates at around 12.30pm on Monday following reports of a crash involving a red and white Scania lorry and a white Vauxhall Astra car. The victim, who had been driving the car, was pronounced dead at the scene. No one else was injured.

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Road police officers who are investigating the crash have asked witnesses and anyone with dashcam footage to come forward to help with their enquiries.

The crash happened near Crossgates, FifeThe crash happened near Crossgates, Fife
The crash happened near Crossgates, Fife

Sergeant Colin Morrison said: “Our thoughts are with the family of the woman who died and an investigation is being carried out to establish the full circumstances. We are appealing to anyone who saw what happened to get in touch. In particular, if you have dash-cam footage that could assist with our enquiries then make contact with us.”

Anyone who can assist is asked to call Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident number 1580 of Monday, August 14.