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Woman dies almost two weeks after being hit by car

The family of Sharon Wilson, who was struck on the A72, say they are 'devastated'.

A72: Sharon Wilson died in hospital.
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A woman who was seriously injured when she was struck by a car has died in hospital almost two weeks after the incident.

Sharon Wilson was hit by a black Mercedes A150 on the A72 near the village of Walkerburn in the Scottish Borders on Monday, October 16.

The 50-year-old was taken to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary before being transferred to the Western General Hospital.

Ms Wilson, who was from Walkerburn, died at the hospital on Friday, October 27.

In a statement released through police her family said: "We are devastated at the loss of our beautiful, loving and caring Sharon.

"She will be sorely missed. We would ask for privacy to grieve at this difficult time."

Police say their investigation into the crash is continuing and urged anyone with information to come forward.

Constable Paul Aitchison, of the Road Policing Unit, said: "This is a very difficult time for Sharon's family and our sincere condolences are with them.

"Our enquiries continue and I would ask anyone who may have witnessed the collision, or who was travelling on the A72 just south of Walkerburn shortly before the collision, to please get in touch."

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