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Fatal M1 van crash passenger named

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A man who was killed in a crash on the M1 in Leicestershire has been named.

Eoghan Mac Aoidh, 24, from Dublin, was a passenger in a camper van which was hit by a lorry between junctions 20 and 21 in the early hours of Wednesday.

Four other people in the van, which was parked on the hard shoulder, were hurt. One is still being treated in hospital.

The driver of the lorry received minor injuries. A 45-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the crash and released on police bail.

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