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Brit killed in Siberia rally

A mother-of-two has died in a car crash in Siberia while taking part in a vintage rally. Emma Wilkinson, 46, was killed in a head on collision between her 1970 Chevrolet C10 and a Volkswagen Polo, according to local police.

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Police: 'Driver may have fallen asleep' in rally crash

Police officers believe the driver of the Polo that crashed into Emma Wilkinson's car may have fallen asleep at the wheel.

After careering across the road into the path of the oncoming Chevrolet, there were no skid marks and traffic was very light, Tyumen region police said

Emma Wilkinson's car, a 1970 Chevrolet C10, while taking part in a vintage rally. Credit: Gerard Brown/Endurance Rally Association/PA Wire

Ms Wilkinson was with her partner and fellow participant Peter Davies when the accident occurred on the Tyumen to Omsk federal highway yesterday.

Mr Davies was not injured but a 31-year-old man and a baby who were passengers in the other vehicle were killed while a woman is in intensive care in hospital, Tyumen region police said.

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