Calls are being made for one of the main roads in the Borders to be upgraded.
Figures show there have been nearly 500 accidents on the A68 between Edinburgh and the Borders over the last 10 years, and 15 of those were fatal.
The local MSP John Lamont is campaigning for the route to be dualled in the future - and many drivers agree:
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A 67-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene, and a woman, aged 70, was taken to West Cumberland Hospital.
A spokesperson said Rory Stewart's remarks were in line with the British government’s stated position.