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Boy, 5, and grandmother among four killed in A470 crash

The A470 and a police line Image copyright BBC/Google

A five-year-old boy and his grandmother killed in a crash in Powys have been named along with two others.

The collision happened on the A470, between Church Street in Rhayader and the Llangurig roundabout, shortly after 11:45 GMT on Friday.

Margaretta Jones, 77, and her grandson Ned Jones, from Capel Bangor, Aberystwyth, died at the scene.

Vida Alford, 86, and Gillian Alford, 58, both of Shropshire, who were two passengers in the other car, also died.

A 57-year-old man remains in hospital with serious injuries, Dyfed-Powys Police said.

Specialist officers are supporting the families and the coroner has been informed.

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