Girl, 17, killed in Christmas Eve crash in Cockermouth

A 17-year-old girl has died and two men were seriously injured after a Christmas Eve car crash in Cumbria.

The teenager was a passenger in a Fiat Punto which crashed with a Mini Cooper near Cockermouth.

The 18-year-old driver of the Punto and the 23-year-old Mini driver are both in a serious condition in hospital, Cumbria Police said.

The road between Tallentire and Gilcrux was closed from 17:15 GMT until midnight.

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