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US News Parents and young daughters die in Highlands car crash

20:15  21 february  2020
20:15  21 february  2020 Source:   msn.com

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a close up of a country road: The young family of four were killed in a crash on the A82 at Torlundy near Fort William © Other The young family of four were killed in a crash on the A82 at Torlundy near Fort William

Two parents and their two young daughters have died in a car crash in the Scottish Highlands.

The family was travelling in a Mini Cooper when they were involved in a crash with a Ford Fiesta on the A82 by Hillfarm, Torlundy, near Fort William at about 5.30pm on Thursday.

Police said a 26-year-old woman, a 25-year-old man and two girls aged one and three were pronounced dead at the scene, in the foothills of Ben Nevis.

The 56-year-old female driver of the Ford Fiesta was taken to Bedford Hospital in Fort William with "serious but non-life threatening injuries".

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Police closed the A82 overnight for about 11-and-a-half hours following the incident.

Police Scotland Superintendent Simon Bradshaw said: "Enquiries are continuing into the incident and I would ask anyone with information or dashcam footage who has not yet come forward to please get in touch."

Fort William and Ardnamurchan councillor Andrew Baxter said: "It's terrible news to hear of loss of life on our roads.

"Even more so when tragedy hits a young family like this."

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting incident 2942 of 20 February.

Family-of-four killed in Highlands horror crash are pictured: Mother, 26, and father, 25, who died with one and three-year-old daughters after smash with another car near Fort William .
Mother Gemma Cousin, 26, was driving a green Mini Cooper when it crashed near Fort William on Thursday 20 February. Husband Rhys and their daughters Peyton, three, and Heidi, one, also died. © Provided by Daily Mail Three-year-old Peyton and one-year-old Heidi died in the tragic collision near Fort William on Thursday evening Mother Gemma Cousin, 26, was driving a green Mini Cooper when it crashed with a red Ford Fiesta near Fort William on Thursday 20 February.

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