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Boys killed in crash in Liverpool named by police

Two 16-year-old boys who died after the car they were travelling in hit a tree and smashed into a garden wall in Liverpool have been named by police.

James Doran and Jordan Kenny, from Walton, were in a silver Peugeot 207 when it crashed on the East Lancashire Road in Walton at 0455 GMT on Sunday.

A post-mortem examination revealed they died from serious head injuries.

The 21-year-old driver, from Norris Green, remains in a stable condition in hospital, Merseyside Police said.

Officers believe the car had been travelling out of Liverpool along Walton Lane and Walton Hall Avenue before the crash.

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