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Two soldiers who died in a car crash in North Yorkshire have been named.
Mark McKeen, who had served in Afghanistan, and Codie Richardson, who was from Stockton, died when their car hit a tree in Catterick.
Tributes have been paid to both soldiers while police continue to investigate the cause of the crash.
Frances Read reports.
Then names of two soldiers klilled when their car hit a tree have been releasded by North Yokrshire Police.
They were Mark McKeen, 23, who was from Northern Ireland, who was driving the car - and Codie Richardson, who was 20.
She was from from Stockton-on-Tees.
Investigations are continuing into the cause of an accident in North Yorkshire in which two soldiers died. The car in which the man and woman were travelling hit a tree near Catterick Garrison on Saturday.
Friends and fellow soldiers have been laying flowers at the spot where two of their colleagues were killed in a road accident.
The two soldiers from Catterick Garrison - a 23 year old man and a 20 year old woman - died when their car left the road and hit a tree near the town's Golf Club. Police have appealed for witnesses who may have seen what caused the black Seat car to veer off Leyburn Road just after 8.00 last night.
This report from Katie Oakes:
A man and a woman, both serving in the Army, have been killed after a car crashed into a tree.
It happened at around 8pm yesterday (Saturday) on Leyburn Road in Catterick Garrison, North Yorkshire.
A 23-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene and a 20-year-old woman died later at Darlington Memorial Hospital.
Both were serving Army personnel based locally.