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Driver killed in Alps is named

The driver killed in a coach crash in the French Alps has been named as Maurice Wrightson who was working for for Classic Coaches in Stanley, County Durham.

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UK ambassador to France: 'Alps crash victims look well'

The French transport minister (left) with British ambassador to France, Peter Ricketts at the hospital Credit: Twitter/Jean-Yves Zoyo

The British ambassador to France has visited the hospital where 29 passengers hurt in the Alps coach crash have been taken.

Peter Ricketts, accompanied by the French transport minister and the UK Consular team, has said "they look well" and are being taken very good care of.

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