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Two dead following crash near Larrimah overnight

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UPDATE -

Northern Territory Police are investigating the circumstances of a single vehicle crash near Larrimah on Monday evening, in which two people died.

The man and woman, aged 74 and 67, were discovered by a passing motorist approximately 10km south of Larrimah.

Members from Mataranka and Maranboy attended the scene, with traffic diversions in place overnight while detectives from the Major Crash Investigation Unit travelled from Darwin to commence investigations.

Detective Senior Sergeant Corey Borton said, “This is a tragic way to end a long weekend, and while we are still investigating the causes of this crash, we’d just remind all road users to take extra care, slow down and take a break if you are travelling long distances.”

7:30AM -

Diversions are still in place near Larrimah this morning.

It comes after a traffic related incident on the Stuart Highway about 10 kilometres South of the town last night.

Police say traffic can be expected with some delays and advise drivers to avoid the area where possible.