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Pensioner Dies After St Ives Crash
7:48am 16th October 2014
A pensioner, caught in a three car pile up near St Ives, has died.
Francis Hancock was taken to Treliske after the crash at Carbis Bay almost three weeks ago.
Police are trying to find anyone who saw what happened on Sunday 28th September.
A spokesperson for Devon and Cornwall Police said: "The collision involving three vehicles occurred at approximately 5.10pm on Sunday 28 September on the A3074, St-Ives road, at Carbis Bay.
"A Black Ford Focus, travelling away from St Ives had stopped and was indicating right, into Howards Hotel. A Silver Mercedes travelling behind this vehicle moved to the offside of the road and collided with a Silver Volvo travelling in the opposite direction.
"The elderly lady passenger of the Mercedes, Francis Mary Hancock, was taken to the Royal Cornwall Hospital at Treliske where she sadly died of her injuries yesterday Wednesday 14th October.
"Her next of kin have been advised.
"Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident and ask that anyone with any information should contact the police on 101 quoting police reference 0682 280914."
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