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Heartfelt tribute after a fatal crash in Cornwall

Heartfelt tribute after a fatal crash in Cornwall

Published by Emma Carton at 9:37am 26th June 2019.

The family of a woman who died in a serious crash in Cornwall have described her as a "bright light".

Michelle Lorrain Dickens from Redruth lost her life when two cars collided on the main road to St Agnes.

Her relatives have released an emotional tribute to the 60-year-old who, up until recently, worked for the NHS.

The collision happened as Michelle was travelling home to Skinners Bottom and closed the B3277 for around seven hours.

"Our daughter Michele was tragically killed in a vehicle road accident whilst on her journey home to Skinners Bottom. 

"Michele, the eldest of our four children leaves behind her partner of 25 years Christopher Earl.

"Well known and much loved by her friends and family, Michele, up until recently worked as a Podiatrist for the NHS. 

"As a fun loving woman with a generous non-judgemental nature she had a wide social circle of friends.  

"Always ready to help others she was a bright light that in our hearts will never be dimmed by time but remembered with affection and joy for the very gift of her being".

Family Tribute

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The family of a woman who died in a serious crash in Cornwall have paid an emotional tribute, describing her as a "bright light"

"Police, fire and ambulance were called just before 1.30pm on Monday 24th June following the collision on the B3277, close to Chiverton Cross, between a Vauxhall Astra and a Mazda MX5.

"Michelle Lorain Dickens, aged 60, from Redruth, was pronounced deceased at the scene. Her next of kin have been informed.

"The driver of the Mazda, a 59-year-old man from Doncaster, has sustained a serious leg injury and was taken to Derriford Hospital.

"The passenger in Mazda, a 50-year-old local man sustained minor injuries and was taken to Treliske Hospital as a precaution".

"Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact police via 101@dc.police.uk  or by phone on 101, quoting log number 0378 of 24/06/19".

Devon and Cornwall Police

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