Two dead in horror smash

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TWO people have been killed in a crash on a rural road.

A motorcyclist and passenger were in collision with a tractor on Mythop Road, between Marton and Staining, at 3.50pm on Sunday.

Paramedics and police were called but the motorcyclist and passenger were pronounced dead at the scene.

The tractor driver was physically unharmed, but was receiving treatment for shock.

The road remained closed and accident investigators were still at the scene as of 6.50pm.