Man and woman from Wigan die in Drybeck van crash

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The driver and passenger were both pronounced dead at the scene, police say

Two people have died in a van crash on a road in Cumbria, police have said.

Officers were called to the B6260 near Drybeck at about 07:40 BST on Sunday after reports of a one-vehicle crash involving a Citroen Berlingo van.

The van was found off the road and the male driver, 24, from Ashton-in-Makerfield, Wigan, and a woman passenger, 20, from Golborne, Wigan, were both pronounced dead at the scene.

The cause of the crash is being investigated, Cumbria Police said.

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