Friday 30 September 2016

Man in his twenties dies after he is struck by lorry

Published 18/09/2016 | 14:13

The PSNI have appealed for information
The PSNI have appealed for information

A man in his 20s has died after being struck by a lorry in Co Tyrone.

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The accident happened on the Great Northern Road, Omagh, during the early hours of Sunday morning.

Diversions were put place between Dromore Road and Derry Road roundabout while crash investigators examined the scene.

The Great Northern Road in Omagh has now reopened to traffic.

Sinn Féin MLA Declan McAleer has expressed his condolences.

"The death of this young man who was ht by a lorry on the Great Northern Road in Omagh has shocked the local area," he said.

"Any death on our roads is one too many.

"Our thoughts are with the family and friends of this young man at this sad time."

On Friday, 64-year-old William James Walker was knocked down by a lorry close to Belfast city centre and died from his injuries.

Belfast Telegraph

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