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Woman killed following fatal crash near Galashiels is named

Bronte Sarona Hutchinson Credit: Cumbria Police

Police Scotland have confirmed the identity of the 23-year-old woman who tragically died during a collision near Galashiels.

Bronte Sarona Hutchinson from Jedburgh died at the scene after sustaining serious injuries when she came off a motorcycle.

Ms Hutchison was pronounced dead at the scene.

The motorcycle was travelling on the A6091 during the early hours of Sunday 5th August.

The driver, a 27-year-old man, also came off the bike but was released from hospital with no serous injuries.

Inquiries into the full circumstances surrounding this collision are ongoing and anyone with information is asked to come forward.

Our thoughts and deepest sympathies remain with Bronte's family at this time and our investigation to establish why both she and the rider of the motorcycle came off of the bike are continuing."

– SERGEANT ROSS DRUMMOND FROM DALKEITH'S ROAD POLICING UNIT.

Anyone with any information is urged to contact 101.

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