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Police are continuing to investigate a crash on Sunday night which killed two local men in Cornwall.
The A30 near Penzance was closed for 16 hours following the accident in which a car became crushed beneath a lorry.
The men have not yet been formally identified.
Two people in a car were killed when it hit a lorry and burst into flames.
The driver of the lorry was treated for bruises in hospital.
The crash on A30 at Crowlas near Penzance caused a large fire and closed the road on Sunday night.
Two people have been killed in a crash involving a lorry and a car on the A30 at Crowlas near Penzance. It happened just before 9.50pm last night. Both vehicles went up in flames as a result.
The two occupants of the car died. Police are working to identify them and inform their next of kin.
The lorry driver suffered minor cuts and bruises.
The road is likely to stay closed until midday while investigations continue.
Officers would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the accident or saw the lorry or car shortly before they crashed.
Emergency crews were called to a fatal accident involving a car and a lorry just before 10pm last night. It happened on the A30 at Crowlas in Penzance. The road is expected to remain closed for several hours to allow for police investigations and the recovery of the vehicles.
A diversion is in place via Helston on the A394 and B3302.