Shropshire

A41 accident: Couple killed are named by the police

An elderly couple killed in a collision involving a car and a lorry have been named.

West Mercia Police said they were Dennis Bennett, 82, and his wife 84-year-old wife Mavis, of Weston Road, Albrighton, near Shifnal.

The crash happened on the A41 between Albrighton and Tong in Shropshire on Friday afternoon.

The coroner has been informed and an inquest is likely to open later in the week, a police spokesperson said.

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