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Feargal Magennis named as motorcylist killed in Northern Ireland crash

The motorcyclist killed in a Co Down crash over the weekend has been named as Feargal Magennis from Downpatrick.

He lost his life on Saturday night when the motorcycle he was riding was in a collision with a car in Co Down.  The incident on the Castlewellan Road in Cabra happened around 8.30pm.

Mr Magennis was 43 years old.

Police have appealed for anyone who saw the accident to come forward.

Sinn Fein MLA for the South Down constituency Emma Rogan expressed her sympathy to the family and friends of the dead man.

She said: “First and foremost my thoughts are with the family and friends of the man who lost his life.

“This news will have shocked many people in the local area. Any death on our roads is one too many. I would encourage anyone who was travelling on the Castlewellan Road at 8.30pm on Saturday or who witnessed the collision to bring the information to the police.”

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