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Family pay tribute to woman who died in M3 collision

The family of a woman who died following a collision on the M3 have today paid tribute to her.


Carol Ann McCoy, 74, of Attwood Close, Basingstoke, sadly died after her Honda Jazz collided with an object in the road between junctions 6 and 5 of the M3 on Thursday 7 July.


Paying tribute to her, her family said: “In memory of Carol Ann McCoy loving mum, sister, grandmother, great grandmother cruelly taken too soon.


“Just beginning to live life to the full after the sudden death of her husband Brian, two and a half years previously.


“Carol will be greatly missed by all who knew her, family, friends and work colleagues. Love you always.”


Enquiries are ongoing into the exact circumstances of the collision.


Anyone with further information or dash cam footage which may assist officers should call 101, quoting the reference 44220270814.


Alternatively, you can submit information online by going to https://www.hampshire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/cor/tell-us-about-existing-case-report/