Police have confirmed that a woman who was in a crash on the A1 this morning has died.
Officers believe she is local and say her next of kin have been informed.
The 27 year old's car collided with a tree on the A1 in North Yorkshire this morning. The car aquaplaned before leaving the road and hitting the tree just south of Catterick.
– Sergeant John Lumbard, from North Yorkshire Police
"We were called just after six o'clock to a traffic accident on the A1. It's a serious accident. A car has left the road and gone into a tree.
"At the moment it's very early stages of the investigation. But we do believe the weather conditions have played a significant part in what's happened."