Police release names of Kalbarri couple killed in car crash

Midwest Times
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Police have released the names of an elderly couple from Kalbarri who were killed in a single car crash near Northampton on Friday.

They were Ian Donald Ingram, 81, and Iris Mary Ingram, 79.

The driver, a 45-year-old Kalbarri man, received serious leg and foot injuries and was taken to Geraldton Hospital before being transferred to Perth.

Police said he was driving a blue Ford Falcon sedan north on Port Gregory Road at Sandy Gully, about 16 kilometres north-west of Northampton, when the vehicle left the road and slammed into a tree about 1.55pm.

The WA Police Major Crash Section are investigating.

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Anyone who saw the vehicle being driven before the crash is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

* STORY RE-EDITED: A previously published version of this story incorrectly stated that the accident happened on Sunday.

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