Penrith woman dies following collision on the A6

Credit: Cumbria Police

Police have confirmed that a 74-year-old woman has died following a collision on the A6 near Plumpton last week.

Ann Miller, from Penrith, was the front seat passenger in a VW Golf travelling north on the A6 between Penrith and Carlisle on Wednesday 9 August.

At 12.30pm the car collided with a white Mercedes van travelling in the other direction in the area of Plumpton Foot.

The van driver was uninjured.

The family of Ann Miller have released the following statement:

Ann was a very quiet and respectful, genuine person. She loved to look after her family and was a good cook.

“She cared deeply for her husband, children including the late Matthew, grandchildren and wider family.

“Ann was originally from Carlisle but lived in Penrith where she was well known and she enjoyed shopping, particularly with her daughter Louise.

“Ann will be very sadly missed by all her family including her husband Matthew, children Louise, George, William, Matthew and Marlene.”

– Family statement