Antique dealer’s wife named as crash victim

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THE Steyning woman who died after a collision in Patridge Green has been named.

Alexis Howgill, 82, of Castle Lane, was the front seat passenger in a Jaguar X-type estate car which crashed on the B2135 Needs Hill at midday on Monday.

She died at Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton, on Wednesday evening.

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Her 86-year-old husband, Patrick, remains in a serious but stable condition at the same hospital.

Mr Howgill, proprietor of Clockwise Antiques, is a specialist restorer and antiques dealer, working with clocks and barometers.

Police are continuing to appeal for witnesses and ask anyone who saw what happened, or noticed the Jaguar being driven shortly before it left the road, to email collision.appeal@sussex.pnn.police.uk or phone 101, quoting Operation Rogate.