Two teens die as car hits deer

Two teenage girls have died in a road crash after their vehicle hit a deer in Herfordshire.

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Family remembers 'true star' killed after her car hit a deer

The family of an 18-year-old dancer who died after her car hit a deer have paid tribute to a "true star". Daniela Ruggiero, from Hoddesdon, and a 17-year-old girl, who has not yet been named, were travelling on the A10 between Ware and Puckeridge yesterday when the crash happened.

Daniela Ruggiero Credit: PA Wire

Daniela Ruggiero's family said: "Daniela was a very special and much loved daughter, sister, granddaughter, niece, cousin and friend. She will be greatly missed by everyone who was touched by her greatness. She was born to dance, and is now dancing with the angels. A true star in our lives."

Police name teen killed as car collides with deer

In relation to the fatal collision on the A10 this morning we are now in a position to name the driver as 18-year-old Daniela Ruggiero from Hoddesdon.

At this stage we do not have a photo or tribute but the family have asked that no members of the media contact them directly.

We will not be releasing the name of the second girl who died today.

– Hertfordshire police


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Two teenage girls die after car hits deer

Two teenage girls have died in a road crash after their vehicle hit a deer.

The Citroen C1 car in which the girls, who were 17 and 18, were travelling hit a deer and then a Volvo V40 collided with the vehicle, which caught fire.

The incident happened on the northbound carriageway of the A10 between Ware and the A120 Puckeridge exit at around 7.45am, Hertfordshire Police said.

The girls died at the scene while the driver of the Volvo, who is believed to be in his 50s, was taken to hospital for treatment for what are thought to be leg injuries.

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