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Saturday 23 September 2017

Elderly woman dies after being hit by car

Lesley-Anne McKeown

An elderly woman has died after being hit by a car in Co Down.

The accident happened at Donaghadee Road, Bangor, close to the junction with Groomsport Road shortly after 11.30am.

The woman, aged in her 90s, was taken to the Ulster Hospital in Dundonald for treatment but died a short time later.

A PSNI spokesman said officers were keen to hear from any witnesses who saw the accident which involved a Toyota car.

The crash is not being treated as a hit-and-run incident.

The road remains closed as police continue their investigations.

Press Association

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