Man, 62, dies after Bessbrook Road collision

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Friday, January 12th, 2018
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Police have confirmed that a man who died following a one vehicle road traffic collision on the Bessbrook Road near Markethill yesterday (Thursday 11th January) was Arthur Patrick Lavery.

Arthur was aged 62 and from the Poyntzpass area.



Speaking to Newry Times, Constable Michael McNee said, “The collision occurred just before 2.45pm when a silver coloured Seat Alhambra left the road and struck a tree.



“The road was closed for a number of hours following the collision, but has since re-opened.

He added, “We would ask anyone who witnessed the collision, or who has any information, to contact the Collision Investigation Unit on 101 quoting reference number 703 11/01/18.”



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