Woman killed in Leeds crash named by police

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Police have named the pedestrian killed in a collision in Leeds over the weekend.

West Yorkshire Police released her identity this afternoon.

She was 43-year-old Rachel Watson, believed to be a mother of three children.

There is a fresh appeal for anymore information and witnesses to come forward as police continue investigations into the incident on the A6120 outer ring road, near to its junction with Tongue Lane, Moortown.

It happened on Saturday at 10.21am and involved a grey Vauxhall Corsa.

Mrs Watson received life-threatening injuries and was taken to Leeds General Infirmary for emergency treatment but was pronounced dead later that day. 

The male driver of the Corsa stopped at the scene and has been spoken to by police. 

Officers from the Major Collision and Enquiry Team are keen to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident or saw the woman, who was wearing running clothing, or the vehicle in the time leading up to the collision. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Major Collision Enquiry Team via 101 quoting crime reference number 13170054666 or alternatively contact independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Cori Braham.

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