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Family's tribute to 'beautiful and kind' women killed in A595 crash

Sheila Dixon and Hayley Sarah Murdoch Credit: Cumbria Police

The family of two women killed in an accident on the A595 near Carlisle, have paid tribute to their "beautiful and kind" relatives.

Police were called at 3:23pm on Tuesday 23 February following a two vehicle collision at Newby Cross near Sowerby Wood.

Hayley Sarah Murdoch, 29, and Sheila Dixon, 71, both from Carlisle, were pronounced dead at the scene. Both were passengers in a Kia Picanto.

The women were involved in a crash on the A595. Credit: ITV Border

The driver of the Kia, a 74-year-old man from Carlisle, remains in a critical but stable condition.

A three-year-old boy from Carlisle was also in the vehicle and he remains poorly but stable. Both are at the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle.

The family said:

Hayley was fiercely loyal to her boy as well as her family.

The boy and me meant the world to her, she was beautiful inside and out.”

Sheila was a wonderful, generous, loving and very kind person. Someone who was so loved and cherished within the family that the loss will be felt forever.

Her memory will never be forgotten and she will always be heartfully missed by all that knew her."

– Family Statement

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