Two killed in Shropshire A49 car and van crash

A man and a woman have died in a two-vehicle collision on a major road through south Shropshire.

The crash happened between Craven Arms and Church Stretton, on the A49 near Felhampton, on Wednesday morning.

West Mercia Police said it appeared a car and a van travelling in opposite directions had collided.

The male driver of the van was pronounced dead at the scene while the female car driver died a short time after arriving at hospital.

The road was closed as a result of the crash and police have issued a witness appeal.

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