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Inquiry continues after four killed in A470 Storey Arms crash

Corey Price, Rhodri Miller, Alesha O'Connor and Margaret Elizabeth Challis Image copyright Wales News Service
Image caption Corey Price, Rhodri Miller, Alesha O'Connor and Margaret Elizabeth Challis died in the crash

Investigations are continuing into a crash in Powys which left four people dead and three others seriously hurt.

Two boys named locally as Corey Price and Rhodri Miller, both aged 17 and from Barry, and a girl, also 17, named locally as Alesha O'Connor, died in the collision near Storey Arms, Brecon.

Margaret Elizabeth Challis, 66, from Merthyr Tydfil was also killed.

Seven teenage male drivers were arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving after the incident on Friday.

It is believed they had been travelling in convoy at the time. All have now been released on bail.

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Media captionHead teacher Dylan Jones paid tribute to pupils Corey Price and Rhodri Miller

Corey Price had been a member of the Cardiff City Academy since the age of nine. A one-minute applause in tribute to him was held in the 17th minute of the Bluebirds' match against Charlton on Saturday.

Rhodri Miller was a former junior player with Dinas Powys FC and his father still coaches at the club.

A club spokesperson said: "We are all deeply saddened by the loss of Rhodri Miller. His father is respected by the coaches, players and parents at the club.

"Our thoughts are with all the families involved in this tragic incident."

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Image caption Floral tributes have been left at the scene of the collision
Image caption Flowers have also been left at the gates of Bro Morgannwg school in Barry

Dylan Jones, head teacher at Ysgol Bro Morgannwg school in Barry, paid tribute to the boys, describing them as "talented". He said the school would come together on Monday to remember them.

"They will be remembered as sociable and jolly and a little bit mischievous, I'm sure - the both of them," he said.

"But on Monday we will come together and we will share our thoughts and will be able to reflects on their lives and hopefully celebrate their lives."

Image caption The road was closed for about 12 hours while police investigated

Supt Chris Curtis, from Dyfed-Powys Police, said the force was investigating what happened.

"This is a tragic incident and our thoughts are with the families at this difficult time," he said.

A green Volkswagen Golf and a black Volkswagen Golf estate were involved in the collision at about 22:15 GMT on Friday.

One motorist who arrived on the scene shortly after the crash described seeing a car engine lying in the road.

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