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Woman dies after crash 'involving 20 vehicles' on A40 in Oxfordshire

A woman has been killed as around 20 vehicles were involved in a major crash when roads became treacherous due to thick fog.

The A40 was closed in both directions due to the multi-vehicle crash, which stretched for more than half a mile near Witney in Oxfordshire, the ambulance service said.

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Ambulance service: 'Around 20 vehicles damaged'

The South Central Ambulance Service spokesman said: "There was a collision towards the front of the queue and the more serious one about half-way down."

He added three ambulances, three rapid response vehicles and two ambulance officers and an air ambulance car had attended the scene.

Six vehicles in the middle were said to be badly damaged, while a further 10 to 15 were also involved.

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