Two dead after car hits tree near Barnard Castle
Two people have died when a car hit a tree.
The crash happened shortly after 03:00 BST on the Westwick Road in Whorlton, County Durham.
Durham Police said they believed a grey Audi A4 had been travelling eastbound between Whorlton and Barnard Castle when it hit a tree.
The force has appealed for anyone who has information or who saw the car near the time of the fatal crash to contact them.