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Strabane crash: Man charged after 69-year-old woman dies from injuries

A man is charged with causing death by dangerous driving after a fatal crash involving a car and a lorry in Strabane.

The crash happened at around 10.30pm on Monday on the Urney Road.

Margaret McLaughlin, who was a front seat passenger in the car driven by her husband, died in hospital from injuries she sustained in the collision.

The 20-year-old man is also charged with causing death or grievous bodily injury by driving: uninsured driver, no driving licence and using a motor vehicle without insurance.

He is expected to appear before Dungannon Magistrates Court on Wednesday morning.

Inspector Ray Wilson said: "The collision, between a lorry and a car, took place around 10.30pm at the junction between the Urney Road and Great Northern Link.

"A short time later, 69 year old Margaret McLaughlin, who was a front seat passenger in the car died in hospital from injuries she sustained in the collision.

"Her husband, who was driving, remains in hospital. He is in a stable condition with injuries which are not thought to be life-threatening at this time."

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