Man dies in County Down collision

A man has died following a road traffic incident in County Down.

19-year-old John Stephenson from the Rathgill Green area of Bangor, died as the result of a collision which happened on the Belfast Road near Bangor shortly before 10.45pm last night.

It is understood that only one vehicle was involved in the crash and no one else was injured.

The Belfast Road was closed for a short time after the collision, but has since been reopened to traffic.

This incident brings the total number of deaths on Northern Ireland's roads so far this year to 100.


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