Trib­ute to wrong way M40 crash vic­tims

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THE sis­ter of an 87-yearold woman who died af­ter her part­ner drove a car and car­a­van for eight miles in the wrong di­rec­tion has de­scribed them as a ‘happy cou­ple’.

Driver John Nor­ton, 80, who had re­cently re­cov­ered from cancer, and his part­ner Olive Howard took a wrong turn down the M40 north­bound car­riage­way.

The fa­tal crash hap­pened near Lewknor in Buck­ing­hamshire – eight miles from where the dead cou­ple lived in High Wy­combe.

Miss Howard’s sis­ter, Hazel Weather­ill, said the col­li­sion was a “ter­ri­ble ac­ci­dent”.

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