Somerset

One killed after car hits tree in Somerset

One person was killed and another was seriously injured when a car hit a tree in Somerset.

Avon and Somerset Police said a car was travelling from Pawlett towards Bridgwater in the early hours when the crash happened near Dunball roundabout.

One rear seat passenger died at the scene and the other was taken with serious injuries to hospital.

Two men in the front of the car tried to leave the scene, but were arrested.

Police said they were both over the drink-drive limit.

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