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Two youngsters killed in Algarve road accidents just six hours apart from each other

Two youngsters were killed in road accidents in the Algarve just six hours apart from each other last Thursday (February 20).

Rute Oliveira, 15, was run over by a car while trying to cross the EN125-10 road that leads to Faro Airport at around 4pm. She died hours later at Faro Hospital.

Later at 10.30pm, 24-year-old Érica Sampaio died after her car went off road and crashed into a tree and fence on the road linking Quarteira to Vilamoura.

Both accidents are being investigated by GNR police.