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The two HGV drivers who were killed in an eight vehicle collision on the M6 in Cumbria have been named.
Alan Walmsley, aged 62, from Longridge in Preston was driving a 'SPAR' lorry and Michael Proctor, aged 22, from Southport was driving a blue flat lorry.
Both drivers died at the scene.
The crash happened at 8.15am yesterday (25th February), between junction 35 and junction 36 on the M6 in south Cumbria.
The road was closed for most of the day.
Two people have been killed and a number of others injured in a collision on the M6 in south Cumbria.
A total of eight vehicles including lorries and cars were involved in the crash north of Burton-in-Kendal at about 8:15 this morning.
A lorry driver and a driver on a HGV died in the accident.
Cumbria Police said more than 20 emergency vehicles were on the scene following the incident at around 8.15am today:
Two people have been killed and several others injured after a multi-vehicle pile-up on the M6 in Cumbria.
The collisions involving four lorries, a van and a car, happened between junction 35 at Carnforth and junction 36 at Kirkby Lonsdale this morning.
The M6 northbound between junctions 35 and 36, and two lanes southbound are currently shut.
Diversions are in place.