A FORMER Ponteland young farmer has died after a car crash in New Zealand.

Roseanna Ridley (29) died after her car collided with a car north of Te Hana on New Zealand’s North Island.

An investigation into the crash is continuing.

A tribute posted on the Northumberland Young Farmers Facebook page read: “We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of former Ponteland YFC member Roseanna Ridley.

“Roseanna was a fantastic member getting heavily involved at both club and county level and will be sorely missed.”