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Gateshead crash death victims names released

Andrew James Clark, Jennifer Fradgeley and Kaitlin Tremlett Image copyright Northumbria Police
Image caption Andrew Clark, Jennifer Fradgley and Kaitlin Tremlett were travelling in a Mercedes C63 AMG

A 43-year-old man and two 17-year-old girls killed in a two-vehicle crash in Gateshead have been named.

Andrew Clark, from Swalwell, was driving a Mercedes which was in collision with a lorry on Fellside Road, early on Wednesday.

Jennifer Fradgley and Kaitlin Tremlett, who were passengers in the car, also died at the scene.

Northumbria Police has appealed for witnesses to the crash which happened at 02:20 BST near Whickham Golf Club.

Anyone who saw the "distinctive" black Mercedes C63 AMG model in the hours leading up to the crash has also been asked to contact the force.

Image caption The crash occurred in the early hours of Wednesday

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