NEWS IN BRIEF: Young motorist who died named

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A TEENAGE motorist killed in a collision has been named as Laura Louise Salford, aged 17, from Greasbrough, Rotherham.

The young driver was fatally injured in a crash in Walkington, near Beverley, East Yorkshire, last Thursday.

She was driving a black Toyota Aygo which was involved in a collision with a van driven by a 32-year-old man from Walkington, who was treated for minor injuries.

An inquest into Laura’s death has been opened and adjourned in Hull.

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