Woman and dog die after car crashes into tree in Lesley

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A WOMAN from Seville Grove has died when her car crashed into a tree in Lesley this morning.

The incident happened on Brookton Highway near Ashendon Road.

The crash was discovered at 6.20am.

The 49-year-old woman was travelling with two dogs, one of which died and the other was taken to a vet to be treated for its injuries.

Major Crash investigators are at the scene.

Brookton Highway was closed in both directions as a result of the crash.