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Horror as traffic cop on way to fatal crash is told wife was among victims trends now

Horror as traffic cop on way to fatal crash is told wife was among victims trends now

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A police officer on his way to the scene of a horror crash in which two people died was told by colleagues that his wife was one of the victims.

Emergency services were called early on Tuesday morning to the three-vehicle crash, in which two cars and a van collided on the A75 in Dumfriesshire.

Police confirmed yesterday that Nissan driver Melissa Delaney, 41, and a 35-year-old man driving the van were both pronounced dead at the scene.

Mrs Delaney’s traffic police officer husband was on his way to the incident before finding out his wife was involved, it is understood.

Melissa Delaney was a nurse and the mother of two ‘beautiful girls’

Melissa Delaney was a nurse and the mother of two ‘beautiful girls’

The families of both victims have been informed, Police Scotland said yesterday.

Tributes have poured in for nurse Mrs Delaney, who lived in Dumfries.

She had been involved with the Dumfries Baton Twirlers (DBT) club for almost 15 years, and was an active member of its fundraising committee.

The club sent out its ‘heartfelt condolences’ to her family, saying the mother was ‘one of the best supporters to all our members and she was so proud of her two girls’.

The message continued: ‘Every single athlete, parent and supporter of our club is

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