An 82-year-old pedestrian has died after being hit by a car in Wellington yesterday (Tuesday).
Phyllis Krasickyj, from West Buckland, died as a result of her injuries following the crash near the Blackbird Inn, on the A38 near West Buckland. It happened shortly after 5.30pm.
The car involved was a Citroen C3 Picasso travelling in the direction of Taunton. The driver stopped at the scene at spoke to police.
Officers would like to hear from anyone who saw what happened.
The body of a woman has been found by police searching for missing Ann Grisman.
Ann, who was 80, had been missing since Friday after going on a shopping trip to Taunton.
The discovery was made this morning in the Wellington area by a member of the public.
Police say her death is not being treated as suspicious.
Police in Somerset are continuing to search for 80-year-old Ann Grisman who has been missing since Friday 28 November.
She was staying with relatives in Wellington - and was last seen in nearby Nynehead on Sunday 30 November.
Officers have been looking for her near the River Tone at Nynehead.
The daughter of an 80-year-old woman who's been missing since Friday has joined police searching for her mother.
Ann Grisman was seen in the village of Nynehead near Wellington yesterday and officers have been searching the area in the hope of finding her. They are also asking people nearby to check their sheds and garages in case she has found shelter there.
Her daughter, Sue Kemp, is extremely concerned.
The search for missing Somerset woman Ann Grisman has been refocussed on the village of Nynehead, near Wellington after reports of her being seen there following a shopping trip to Taunton.
The 80 year old went missing on Friday and police know that she arrived in Wellington by taxi with three other people and got out of the vehicle in the Waitrose car park. However, it is now thought that she did not get back into the taxi, contrary to earlier reports.
Ann is described as a white woman, aged 80, about 5ft 4ins tall with silver coloured hair. She wears glasses and when she went missing was wearing a red coat and red handbag.
A CCTV still of Ann shows her on the day she went missing. She did not have her medication with her.
Police are asking anyone who lives in Nynehead or the surrounding area to check garden outbuildings, sheds or garages.
Police are intensifying their search for an 80 year old woman who has been missing since Friday evening. Ann Grisman suffers from problems with her memory. She travelled from Hereford to stay with relatives in Wellington.
It's known she shared a taxi from Taunton to Wellington on Friday evening after a shopping trip. Police are asking shoppers in Wellington if they've seen her and are trying to find the taxi driver. They think she may have got back in his cab.
A large team of police, along with the Exmoor Search and Rescue unit and Devon and Somerset Fire officers have spent the day searching nearby fields and outbuildings.
Sergeant James Williams is from Avon & Somerset Police:
Police are concerned about an elderly lady who has been missing since yesterday morning. 80 year old Ann Grisman was visiting relatives in the Wellington area and was dropped off in the town centre about 10:30am so that she could catch the bus to do some shopping in Taunton. Police say this is something she often did but it is believed she may not have got on the bus. Mrs Grisman is described to be suffering some memory loss and did not return back from her shopping trip.
Ann is described as a white woman, aged 80, about 5ft 4ins with silver coloured hair. She wears glasses and when she went missing was wearing a red coat and red handbag.
A man's appeared in court to deny arson after a supermarket in Wellington was left badly damaged by fire.
The roof at the entrance to the Waitrose store collapsed in the blaze on Sunday.
24-year-old Robert Pitman was remanded in custody by Taunton Deane Magistrates. He's due to appear at Taunton Crown Court next month.