Stolen car kills OAP

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THE driver of a stolen car killed an el­derly mo­torist in a smash after re­fus­ing to stop for po­lice.

The vic­tim, a woman of 70, was at the wheel of a Ford Fi­esta hit by the Mercedes AMG es­tate.

The driver of the stolen car fled on foot and the woman died at the scene on the A24 in Hor­sham, West Sus­sex, on Fri­day. Her pas­sen­ger, also a woman of 70, had mi­nor in­juries.

Of­fi­cers think the car was taken in a bur­glary in Gor­ing-by-Sea. It was trav­el­ling in con­voy with an­other stolen Mercedes and both cars re­fused to stop.

It was not be­ing pur­sued at the time of the smash.

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