Fatal crash driver is named by police

A driver who died after a two-car crash near Whitchurch was today named as 71-year-old farmer David Hopley, from Welshampton.

The incident happened shortly after 9pm on Wednesday on the A539 at Hanmer and involved a silver Mini and a silver Suzuki Alto.

The driver of the Suzuki, Mr Hopley, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the Mini, a woman in her 30s, was taken to the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital with shoulder, chest and leg injuries.

Leave your tributes to David Hopley in the comments below. Discussion of the incident will not be published.

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