Tributes paid to woman who died in crash with trailer

Tributes have been paid to a woman who died in a crash with a trailer.

The crash happened at around 10am on Thursday in the village of Saline, Fife.

Michelle Russell from Alva, Clackmannanshire, was driving a Vauxhall Astra on the B913 road at the Saline Hotel when it was involved in a collision with the trailer being towed by a Land Rover Discovery.

The 38-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene.

Her family said in a statement: “Michelle was a loved daughter, sister and aunty.

“We will miss her so much and would appreciate complete privacy for the family.”

Sergeant Ewan Pearce added: “Our thoughts and deepest sympathies remain with Michelle’s family at this very difficult time and our inquiries into the full circumstances of this collision continue.

“If you were on the B913 road at the Saline Hotel at around 10am on Thursday and witnessed what happened, or have any other information relevant to our investigation, then please contact police immediately.”

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