Downpatrick: Young pedestrian killed in car crash

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A teenager has died following a car crash in County Down.

Police said he was a pedestrian and that the crash happened at Flying Horse Road, Downpatrick, at about 18:35 GMT on Sunday.

The road was closed for several hours to facilitate a police investigation but it reopened at about 01:30 GMT on Monday.

The Police Service of Northern Ireland has appealed for witnesses to contact officers.

John Trainor, an SDLP councillor in Downpatrick, said: “It’s terrible news for any parent to receive.

“My thoughts and prayers at this difficult time are with the family, friends and all those involved in this incident.”


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