Tributes To Woman Killed In Crash Near Winchester

Tributes have been paid to a 24-year-old woman from Waterlooville who died in a crash this week.

Rachel Lee crash Winchester tribute

A Vauxhall Corsa driven by 24 year-old Rachel Stephanie Lee from Waterlooville was involved in a collision with an HGV on the A272 near to Cheesefoot Head near Winchester, at approximately 8.30am on Tuesday (7 October).

Rachel died in the collision.

Her family have paid tribute to her, with the following statement:

"Rachel was a lovely and kind girl. She was always thinking of others and delighted in making them happy. She was always busy and active, but was tragically lost in this horrible accident. Family and friends will miss her greatly.

"The family respectfully requests that we are left to grieve in peace at this difficult time".

Sergeant Nigel Burt said:

"I'd like to speak to anyone who might have seen the blue Vauxhall Corsa or the lorry being driven along the A272 this morning.  I would urge anyone with any information about this collision to come forward."

Anyone with information relating to this incident is asked to contact Sergeant Burt or PC Mark Fruin in the Roads Policing Unit at Fratton police station on 101, quoting Operation Spey. Alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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