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Bulgarian man dies in Co Down road crash

Svilen Genchev Stoyanov (37) died following the crash in Castlewellan on Saturday morning.

A Bulgarian man has died following a road crash in Co Down.

Svilen Genchev Stoyanov, 37, who is from Kubrat in Bulgaria, died following the crash close to Castlewellan on Saturday morning.

Mr Stoyanov had been driving a scooter on Ballylough Road, close to the junction of Ballywillwill Road, at around 11.30am before the collision, according to police.

Officers have made an appeal for any witnesses or anyone who may have captured the incident on their dash cam to contact local police in Downpatrick or the Collision Investigation Unit on 101, quoting reference 541 23/05/20.

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