Two people killed and another injured in Devon crash

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image captionFlowers have been left at the crash site for Callum Heath and the man who died

A 17-year-old boy and a 28-year-old man have been killed in a two-car crash in Devon.

The teenager, named locally as Callum Heath, and the man died at the scene of the crash on the B3193 between Chudleigh and Kingsteignton on Monday.

A man in his 60s, from Chudleigh, was airlifted to hospital with life-changing injuries.

Family and friends have paid tribute to the teenager on social media and described him as "lovely, cheeky lad".

Rob Law said he had "gone far, far too early" and he was a "lovely, cheeky 17-year-old lad with his whole life ahead of him".

On its Facebook page, Chudleigh Athletic Football Club said: "Everyone at Chudleigh AFC is devastated of the news that Callum Heath, a young Chudleigh player is no longer with us after a tragic car accident last night.

"Thoughts & prayers go to Callum's family & friends at this terrible time."

The club added it was offering support to players, supporters and to his family.

His next of kin has been informed.

image captionFlowers have been left at the crash site for Callum Heath and the man who died

Witness Ben Robson-Burrell, 25, who was on his way home from work, said the crash scene "was carnage".

"You could see people running towards it. I got out and ran," he added.

"An older gentleman was trapped in one of the cars. I jumped in to try and get him out.

"We wanted to get him away from the other car, it was engulfed in flames. No-one could get near it. I didn't know anyone was inside."

The road was closed on Monday evening while an investigation into the crash took place.

Devon and Cornwall Police are appealing for witnesses.

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