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Mother, son killed on the road

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A 36-year-old woman of Russian origin and her 17-year-old son were killed instantly early Monday morning when the scooter that the young man had been driving, with his mother as a passenger, veered off a country road in the Cretan prefecture of Iraklio and struck a tree, police on the island said.

The exact circumstances of the incident remained unclear.