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Australia Talented teen netball star killed in McLaren Vale crash

13:43  25 february  2021
13:43  25 february  2021 Source:   9news.com.au

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Tributes are flowing for 19-year-old Banksia Park woman Ivy-Rose Hughes after she was killed in a horror two-car crash in McLaren Vale overnight.

The talented state netball player was travelling home from a day in the vineyards with friends when the Mazda she was travelling in collided with another vehicle at an intersection on Main and Binney roads just after 10pm on Wednesday.

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a group of people looking at the camera: Ivy-Rose Hughes was killed in a car crash in McClaren Vale overnight. © 9News Ivy-Rose Hughes was killed in a car crash in McClaren Vale overnight.

Ms Hughes was killed on impact and the seven others from both cars were rushed to hospital with varying levels of injury. Two remain in a serious condition, three are stable and one has been discharged.

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Netball South Australia said this afternoon the "entire netball community is devastated to lose such an amazing young woman. Forever a star. Forever a Red. Forever in our hearts."

Locals say the intersection is a well known black spot and signage leading up to the crossing is poor.

a car parked in a field: Locals say the intersection is a well-known black spot. © 9News Locals say the intersection is a well-known black spot.

"It's not the first accident at that junction, there are lots of accidents that happen there so something needs to be done about it," nearby resident Hazel Parker said.

Another local, Darren Ross, called for better markers on the road.

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Local MP Leon Bignell agreed a guardrail would be helpful, but "I'm not sure if it would have made a difference with last night's crash".

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"My heart goes out to the family, someone has lost a daughter, a granddaughter, a sister and a lot of people probably lost a really good friend," he said.

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Ms Hughes' death is the 15th on South Australian roads this year.

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