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Two Ed Sheeran fans have been killed after leaving a meet and greet with the star.

The women were in Brisbane after winning a radio competition to meet the star.

More details have been revealed following yesterday’s fatal crash on the Pacific Motorway, at Eight-Mile Plains, south of Brisbane. The accident took place at approximately 10:20am Monday.


Two women, believed to be from NSW, were killed in the accident, while a third passenger has been taken to Princess Alexandra Hospital with serious injuries. She is now in a stable condition.

News.com.au reports that it appears a truck crashed into a concrete barrier, while the car may have blown a tyre. The driver of the truck escaped uninjured.

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Ed Sheeran began his tour in Brisbane on Saturday night. (Image via Getty: Glenn Hunt)
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It is believed the victims had traveled to Brisbane as part of a radio competition that involved a meet and greet with British artist Ed Sheeran.

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Sheeran began the Australian leg of his X (Multiply) tour on the weekend, at Brisbane’s Suncorp Stadium. He also attended the ARIA Awards on last Thursday.

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