Patricia Joyce Connors died on Friday evening near Cardiff.
Tributes are being paid to a 66 year old woman who was hit by a van on the M4 after chasing her dog.
The family of Patricia Joyce Connors say they're 'heartbroken' and are trying to come to terms with a 'tragic accident' that has taken 'a loving mum, grandmother and great grandmother'.
It happened on Friday evening between Junction 30 and 32 near Cardiff.
It's thought she had gone onto the carriageway on Friday evening to try and save her dog after it got loose.