College student dies after tractor collision

Tributes have been paid to the Duns woman who died after a collision involving her car and a tractor and trailer near Chirnside.

Caroline Taylor-Smith, 18, sustained serious injuries when her Fiat Panda was in collision with the tractor and trailer on the A6105 on June 1. She was airlifted to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, but died two days later. Police Scotland is continuing with its investigation.

Friends and staff at Borders College, where she was studying for a horse-care qualification, paid tribute.

College friend Jasmine Bellingham said: “We will never forget your gorgeous smile and how you always cheered everyone up.”