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Two dead after car crash near Heathfield
7:52am Wednesday 31st October 2012 in News
Two people have died following a car crash near Heathfield last night.
The collision between a Ford KA and a Fiat happened at about 8.50pm on the B2102 at Cross in Hand.
The driver of the Ford, a 19-year-old woman from Heathfield, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Fiat driver, who is believed to be in his 50s, was taken to Royal Sussex County Hospital, but he later died.
There were no passengers in either vehicle.
The road was closed throughout the night and forensic investigation work continues in the area this morning.
A Sussex Police spokeswoman said: "We would like to thank motorists and local residents for their patience and understanding while we continue to investigate the cause of this collision which sadly ended in the deaths of two people."
Officers are appealing for anyone who witnessed the collision to contact Sussex Police on 101 quoting Operation Walland or by emailing email@example.com
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