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Woman killed in Horsham 'hit and run' collision named


A 70-year-old woman, killed in a hit-and-run collision with a stolen car, has been named as Rececca Nevins. Ms Nevins, of Manor Fields in Horsham, West Sussex was driving a Ford Fiesta on the A24 in Horsham when it crashed with a Mercedes AMG on 10 November. Her family said: “Rebecca was a loving mother-of-two, grandmother-of-two and a partner who was full of life and lit up the lives of everyone she met.”Two people have been arrested over the collision, Sussex Police said.A 23-year-old man from Staines-on-Thames was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and burglary and remains in police custody. A 24-year-old woman from Feltham, Hounslow, who was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender was later released while the investigation continues, a police spokesman said. Another 70-year-old woman, who was a passenger in the car with Ms Nevins, was injured in the collision at the Farthing Hill roundabout at 14:30 GMT.

The Mercedes AMG had earlier been spotted with another stolen car – an A class Mercedes – which later crashed into a hedge, police said.On Sunday, Isaac McFadyen, 18, of Hounslow Road, Hanworth, Feltham, was charged with theft of a motor vehicle.He is due to appear at Lewes Crown Court on 11 December.
Source: BBC Sussex