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British Woman Killed in Phuket Cycle Crash, Rebecca Leanne Shaw

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Though Ms Shaw was wearing a helmet at the time – rescue workers took it off later – we still think she may have died from head trauma.

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PHUKET – Authorities in Phuket have reported that the British woman who was killed in a horror motorcycle crash on the holiday island of Phuket in southern Thailand was 32-year-old Rebecca Leanne Shaw.

Rebbecca was killed after the motor scooter she was riding on with 55-year-old Julie Anita Maria Robinson was hit by a Toyota pick-up truck slammed into the two women on their motor bike as they exited a small soi (road) onto the main road.

The woman believed to have been in control of the motor bike when it was hit by a pick-up truck has been named as 55-year-old Julie Anita Maria Robinson, who suffered minor injuries and has since been released from hospital.

Police descended on the scene (above) and the 32-year-old was taken to hospital where she was pronounced dead on arrival.

The main road was described as Phuket’s ‘infamous Patong Hill’. Ms Shaw was said to have been wearing a helmet at the time

The main road was described as Phuket’s ‘infamous Patong Hill’. Ms Shaw was said to have been wearing a helmet at the time.

After being pronounced dead at the Patong Hospital, her body was transferred to Vachira Phuket Hospital to determine the cause of death.

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