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Two people killed and one hurt in car crash near river

A man, 31, and a 26-year-old woman died when car went down embankment.

A937: Scene of fatal crash.
A937: Scene of fatal crash. STV

Two people have died after a one-vehicle crash in Angus.

Another man is being treated in hospital after a crash on the A937 Montrose to Laurencekirk road close to Marykirk Bridge.

The car is believed to have gone down an embankment near a river.

Police and emergency services were called to the scene in the early hours of Sunday.

Crash: Car went down embankment bear river.
Crash: Car went down embankment bear river. STV

The 31-year-old man and a 26-year-old woman have died and the second man is being treated in hospital with serious injuries.

Officers are investigating at the scene of the crash.

A force spokesman said: "Police Scotland can confirm they are in attendance on the A937 Montrose to Laurencekirk road close to Marykirk Bridge in relation to a one vehicle road traffic collision which occurred in the early hours.

"The road remains closed whilst investigations are carried out."

Fatal: Two people died in crash.
Fatal: Two people died in crash. Derek Ironside

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