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Man dies following two vehicle crash in Co Down

The Ballagh Road, Co Down. Credit: Google
The Ballagh Road, Co Down. Credit: Google

A man has died following a two vehicle crash in Co Down.

The incident happened on the Ballagh Road between Newcastle and Annalong shortly after 12.30pm on Friday afternoon.

Emergency services, including the air ambulance attended the scene.

Two people travelling in the other car involved in the accident were not seriously injured.

Local councillor Henry Reilly said that he was "desperately saddened" by the news.

"I send my sincere condolences to the deceased man's family and friends," he said.

"I must also thank our emergency services for their professionalism and dedication to duty today."

Police confirmed Ballagh Road has now reopened to traffic following the collision.

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