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Teens killed as ute rolls seven times south of Perth

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Two teenagers have been killed after their ute rolled up to seven times in a camping trip tragedy in Western Australia.

The driver was 17-year-old P-plater Dale Martin, a talented motocross competitor who family say had so much ahead of him.

His passenger, Ryleigh Land, 17, was described by his brother as "cricket mad" and somebody who always putting smiles on faces.

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Two teenagers have been killed after their ute rolled up to seven times after a camping trip turned to tragedy.

Relatives told 9News the driver lost control while overtaking, his Mitsubishi triton ute rolling on the South Western Highway in Wagerup, south of Perth.

Both teens died at the scene.

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Relatives have created a makeshift memorial including cricket stumps and a bat at the scene.

The double tragedy has sparked debate around novice drivers.

Two teenagers have been killed after their ute rolled up to seven times after a camping trip turned to tragedy.

The McGowan government won't be following the lead of New South Wales and Victoria which now require young people to complete 120 hours of driving to get their provisional licence – instead of just 50 hours in WA.

Police are appealing for witnesses, dash cam and mobile vision.



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