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Mother-of-two, 30, and friend killed in horror crash after car ploughed into tree on country lane

Two women have been killed after their car left a country lane and ploughed into a tree in West Yorkshire in the early hours of Thursday morning.

Mother-of-two Tori Wilson, who celebrated her 30th birthday just five days ago, died in the crash along with her friend after the car collided with a tree.

Both were declared dead at the scene on Carr Lane, Thorner, near Leeds after 7.35am on Thursday morning.

The pair had been trapped in the wreckage of the black Renault Clio for six hours before emergency services were called. 

Tori Wilson, a mother-of-two who celebrated her 30th birthday just five days ago, was identified as one of women killed in the horror crash

Tributes were paid to the tragic mother-of-two who died in the crash.

Her sister Laura Wilson wrote: 'My sister my soul mate best friend Tori Wilson has sadly passed away in a tragic car accident.'

Tori's friend Roxane Jade Jones stated: 'I was hoping it was all a bad bad dream Tori Wilson. You've gained your wings but your presence will be around us forever and always because you are our Tor Tor and you're someone who nobody can ever forget because you are just a pure soul with the biggest of hearts.

'We love you baby girl you will always be a blessing because we was all blessed enough to call you our best friend. You will be the brightest star in the sky.' 

The second woman who died in the crash has not yet been named.  

A Gofundme page has been set up to raise money for Tori Wilson's funeral costs, with any extra funds to be donated to her children. 

Police are appealing for witnesses following the double fatal road traffic collision on Thursday morning.

The West Yorkshire Police Major Collision Enquiry Team would like to speak to anyone who saw or has dash-cam footage of the incident which took place on Carr Lane we believe sometime around 1am on October 29.

Police were called at 7.35am by the ambulance service to attend the incident in which the black Renault Clio had been in collision with a tree.

The scene of a double fatal crash on Carr Lane, Thorner near Leeds where the car was discovered at 7.35am on Thursday morning

Detective Inspector Paul Conroy from the Major Collision Enquiry Team said: 'We are conducting a full investigation into the circumstances of this collision which has sadly resulted in the death of two women.

'We have specially trained officers with their families at this difficult time.

'I would like to appeal to anyone who was in the Carr Lane area of Thorner yesterday morning from around 1am and who saw the vehicle to come forward and speak to us.

'We understand that the vehicle was last seen at approximately 00.50 hours on Wyke Ridge Lane, travelling away from Leeds.'

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