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.
A woman was seriously injured when her car collided with a tree on the A1 in North Yorkshire this morning.
The 27-year-old's car aquaplaned before leaving the road and hitting the tree just south of Catterick.
The road was closed for several hours before it re-opened.
Sergeant John Lumbard, from North Yorkshire Police said: "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."
A woman has been seriously injured in a collision on the A1(M) in North Yorkshire.
It's believed to have happened just after 5:30am this morning, when the 27-year-old's Peugeot aquaplaned and overturned just south of Catterick.
As a result, the southbound carriageway has been closed between Catterick Airfield and Killerby Hall . It's expected to re-open in the next half hour