Inquest opens in death of tragic pensioner

AN inquest has opened into the death of a pensioner who was killed when the broken down car she was in collided with a lorry.

Marjorie Webster, 72, was pronounced dead at the scene, following the incident on the A635 Barnsley Road in Marr on December 1.

A female passenger escaped with minor injuries.

The lorry driver, a 38-year-old Barnsley man, was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and is currently on bail.

Coroner Nicola Mundy adjourned the inquest to a date to be fixed.