Two tourists die in car crash on Lyngdalsheiði

Two tourists, a man and a woman died in a car crash involving a car and a transport truck on Lyngdalsheiði, the road between Þingvellir national park and Laugarvatn. 

The road was closed for a while due to the accident but has reopened. Witnesses and the driver and passenger of the truck have given statements.  The driver and passenger of the truck did not suffer serious injuries. 

Police are not revealing further information at this time. 

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