Spoiler alert! Corrie's David Platt will be left devastated by a dramatic plot twist


Coronation Street's David Platt is to be left devastated by the death of his wife Kylie Platt, ITV has said.

Bosses of the long-running soap are keeping the details of how the troubled mother dies under wraps.

Photos from a new promotional trailer show Kylie, played by Paula Lane, packing her belongings into a car.

Kylie and David Platt

The mood switches as the vehicle is revealed to be a hearse which is surrounded by her devastated family and friends.

Departing Corrie star Paula spoke with warmth about her exit from the popular soap.

Her final episodes will be broadcast in the week beginning July 11.

Kylie leaving Coronation Street

She said: "It was very emotional to film the scenes knowing that I would never return and her death has huge consequences for David and all the family."

Paula, 30, announced she was leaving the Weatherfield-set series earlier this year.