Tribute to 'beloved' grandmother killed in crash

The family of a women who died in a crash near Tiverton last month have paid tribute to her.

Iris Amelia Wotton died at the scene following the crash involving two Land Rovers on the A361 at about 11:00 BST on 26 May, Devon and Cornwall Police said.

Officers said a man in his 60s who was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving was released on police bail pending further inquires.

Ms Wotton's family said she was travelling to see her grandchildren at a local pony club event.

'Profound loss'

"She left the family home on a Sunday morning looking forward to a great family day out with the ponies," they said in a statement released by police.

"She never arrived and that time has been taken away from us."

The family said they were proud of her legacy.

“Iris was a most beloved mother to three, and grandmother to six," they said.

“This incident leaves a profound and deep sense of loss and sadness acutely felt by her immediate family.

"Iris’s passion for horses was evident in her work with Tiverton Pony Club, where as district commissioner, she was able to nurture and encourage young children to become the next generation of successful horsemen and women.

"This role saw her recognised for 30 years of service within the pony club.

"[It is] a legacy her family were so proud of, and she felt so passionate about."

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