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Pedestrian killed in Peterborough crash ‘had a beautiful soul and a love for life’

The driver of the car, a 21-year-old woman from Peterborough, is assisting police with enquiries.

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The family of a pedestrian who died after being hit by a car in Peterborough have paid tribute to her “beautiful soul” and “love for life”. Emma Stearn, 36, from Alconbury, was struck by a white Audi A1 Sport travelling westbound on the Longthorpe Parkway, Peterborough, at about 7.30pm on Friday.

She was taken to hospital but later died of her injuries.

Her family said: “Emma had a beautiful soul and a love for life. Her smile shined and she was compassionate to others.

“Emma was a credit to herself and loved her children very much.

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Emma Stearn, 36, from Alconbury, was a pedestrian when she was struck by a white Audi A1 Sport travelling westbound on the Longthorpe Parkway at about 7.30pm.

Emma Stearn, 36, from Alconbury, was a pedestrian when she was struck by a white Audi A1 Sport travelling westbound on the Longthorpe Parkway at about 7.30pm.

“The family would like time to process the tragic loss of Emma at this time.”

The driver of the car, a 21-year-old woman from Peterborough, remained at the scene and is assisting with enquiries.

Anyone with information or dashcam footage of the collision, or the moments before or after, should contact Cambridgeshire Constabulary through their website using reference 481 of 9 February. Anyone without internet access should call 101 quoting the same reference.

 

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