Londonderry crash: Victim named as Laura Szewc

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Image caption The collision happened at Nixon's Corner around 23:30 BST on Wednesday

Police have named the woman who died following a crash in Londonderry as 18-year-old Laura Szewc.

Ms Szewc, from Derry, was a passenger in a Vauxhall Corsa that crashed at Nixon's Corner on the Letterkenny Road at about 23:30 BST on Wednesday.

Two other women have been treated in hospital for their injuries.

The PSNI said no other vehicles were involved and the Letterkenny Road was closed for a time.

Officers are appealing to anyone who was travelling along the road around the time of the incident and may have information to contact them.

Foyle MP Elisha McCallion said the teenager's death had shocked the local community.

The Sinn Fein representative added: "This death is a terrible tragedy and will be devastating for the young woman's family."

SDLP MLA Mark H Durkan said his "thoughts and prayers are with her family and friends at this devastating time".

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