Dozens of Northern Echo readers have left messages of condolences following the death of a 25-year-old woman.

Natalie Marshall died after the car she was driving left the road and collided with a tree near Darlington on Friday.

Her friends and family have been left devastated by the tragedy, which has shocked the community. 

Many tributes have been left to Natalie, who was described by family as hard-working and selfless, and as someone who could light up any room she walked into.

Read more: 'Life and soul of the party' : Floral tributes left at Darlington crash scene

Flowers, balloons, pictures and messages have been left at the side of the A167 near Coatham Munderville, where the crash happened at about 3.15am on Friday.

Another man, who is in his 20s, was seriously injured in the collision and was taken to James Cook University Hospital, in Middlesbrough. 

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These are among the dozens of tributes and condolences:

"Poor lass absolutely heart breaking sincere condolences to her family friends and colleagues"

"So so sad Rip Natalie"

"Beautiful RIP lovely girl"

"So sad god bless her, R.I.P Natalie"

"This is absolutely heartbreaking - such a young life lost - sending sincere condolences to her family"

"Beautiful young lady, RIP"

"I saw people leaving flowers today. So much love shown. I am so very sorry for the family. Prayers for the young man"

"Love and light to everyone involved"

"So sad R.I.P my thoughts are with the family at this sad time beautiful young lady"

"Beautiful Lady. So sad. God bless your family and friends"

"So young R.I.P thoughts go out to the family and friends"

"Thoughts and prayers with the family xx"

"Beautiful girl ,rest in peace ,thinking of all family and friends"

"Absolutely heartbreaking"

"God bless you darling r I p"

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