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Maltby A631 bridge deaths inquests adjourned

The crash happened by the bridge on the A631 near Maltby between and Tickhill Image copyright Google
Image caption The crash happened at the bridge on the A631 near Maltby between and Tickhill

The inquests into the deaths of two men whose car hit a bridge in South Yorkshire have been opened and adjourned.

Timothy Brookes, 40, and passenger Benjamin Hughes, 27, died in a crash on the A631 between Maltby and Tickhill at about 20:40 BST on Friday 6 October.

Police said the men were in a red Citroen C1 when it lost control on a bend and hit a bridge parapet.

The inquest was adjourned until 12 March at Doncaster Coroners' Court.

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Mr Brookes and Mr Hughes were pronounced dead at the scene.

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