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A road traffic collision this afternoon on the Rathfriland Road, Newry has claimed the life of a man in his 40’s.

The two vehicle road traffic collision took place at around 4.30pm near Ashtree Cottages and the Rathfriland Road remains closed as the police investigation into the collision continues. The road is expected to remain closed for a number of hours.

PSNI at the junction of the Rathfriland Road, Just outside Newry. Photograph: Newraypics.com
PSNI at the junction of the Rathfriland Road, Just outside Newry. Photograph: NewRayPics

Inspector Lynsey Barr has appealed to anyone who was travelling on the Rathfriland Road this afternoon and who witnessed the collision to contact police in Ardmore on 101.

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