Local woman killed on M6

A Stranraer woman was killed on the hard shoulder of the M6 near Penrith on Wednesday.

The 67-year-old was in her parked Renault Kangoo between junctions 40 and 41 shortly before 1pm when it was struck by a Nissan Pathfinder driven by a 73-year-old man, who sustained minor injuries. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene.