Downpatrick road crash kills teenager

A young man has died following a road traffic collision in Co Down on Thursday.

The victim, 17-year-old Peter Tumelty, from Annacloy, was travelling along the Tullynacree Road outside Downpatrick when the incident occurred. There are no further details at present.

Anyone who was travelling along the Tullynacree Road and who witnessed the collision is asked to contact police at Downpatrick on 028 4461 5011.


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