A WILTSHIRE woman has been killed in a "horrific" car accident in Port Elizabeth, South Africa alongside two other British people working for international charity A Rocha International.

West Lavington woman and co founder of the charity Miranda Harris, 66, A Rocha International CEO Chris Naylor, 58, and his wife Susanna, 54, were killed on Monday in the horror crash.

Mrs Harris's husband, Peter Harris, 67, also co founder of A Rocha International, and a driver are currently in hospital, the charity has confirmed.

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A statement released from the charity said: "Peter and Miranda Harris, co-founders of A Rocha, and Chris Naylor, A Rocha International CEO, together with his wife Susanna, were involved in an horrific car accident in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Miranda, Chris and Susanna did not survive. Peter and the driver of the car are being treated at a local hospital and are in a stable condition. We await further news on their progress.

"Above all, their families and friends are held in our prayers. For those wishing to share your memories, condolences or other reflections, we have created a page on the A Rocha blog. These will be relayed to the Harris and Naylor families.

"We know that this comes as a profound shock to everyone in the A Rocha Family and others all around the world. A more detailed announcement will be made in due course. In the meantime, you can read more in an article published by Christianity Today."

Mr and Mrs Harris have four children together.