Bridge crash: couple named

Cumbria police have named the couple who died as when their car fell from a Cumbrian bridge.

They were Mr and Mrs Murray from Appleby.

Mr Alan Murray, aged 73 of Scattergate Crescent in Appleby was driving towards Appleby on Saturday afternoon (30th June) when his vehicle left the road, travelled down an embankment and turned upside down in a beck.

Emergency services, including the Great North Air Ambulance attended the scene. However both Mr Murray and his wife Barbara who was a passenger were pronounced dead at the scene.

The road was closed for four hours while examinations were carried out.

Police are appealing for witnesses.

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