Police are this evening investigating the “unexplained” death of a female passenger of a vehicle in Dalton.
Fitzwilliam Road heading towards Town from Mushroom Roundabout is closed as forensics carry out an investigation
The area is currently cordoned off and a crime scene tent had been set-up.
Officers were called to Fitzwilliam Road around 12.10pm following a report from ambulance Crews that “a 19-year-old woman was unresponsive to medical assistance”.
A South Yorkshire Police spokesperson said:
“The woman, who was a passenger in a car travelling towards Rotherham, was removed from the vehicle for treatment but was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.”
“Her family have been informed and are being supported by officers.
“At this time, the woman’s death is being treated as unexplained and enquiries are ongoing.”