Soldiers killed in Catterick Garrison car crash

Catterick accident site Flowers were placed at the site of the accident in Catterick

Two soldiers were killed when the car they were travelling in hit a tree in North Yorkshire, police have said.

The Seat Leon car left the road close to the entrance to Catterick Golf Club on Leyburn Road, Catterick Garrison, at 20:00 GMT on Saturday.

Police said a 23-year-old man died at the scene and a 20-year-old woman died later at Darlington Memorial Hospital. Their next of kin have been informed.

A police spokesman said both were serving members of the Army.

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