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Dead in Hartford Bridge crash named as Charles Chester and Katherine Scott

Northumbria Police has named two people who died in a crash in Northumberland on Wednesday.

Charles Henry Chester, 86, from Bedlington was killed when his Nissan Micra collided with a Vauxhall Astra near Hartford Bridge.

Katherine Scott, 93, from the Morpeth area, and a passenger in the Astra, also died.

Its driver remains in the Royal Victoria Infirmary with injuries which are not thought to be life threatening.

Police have renewed a appeal for witnesses to the incident at 12:05 BST.

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