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Man killed in Co Antrim road crash named as Calvin Dripps

Police attended the scene.
Police attended the scene.

A man killed in a Co Antrim road crash has been named as 22-year-old Calvin Dripps.

Mr Dripps was originally from the Magherafelt area.

The one vehicle crash happened on the Roguery Road, Toomebridge at around 9.30pm on Tuesday.

Inspector McCarron said: “It was reported that a blue Seat Leon car was involved in the incident.

“Enquiries are continuing and we would appeal to anyone who witnessed the incident or who may have dash-cam footage available to contact police on 101, quoting reference number 1462 14/5/19.”

The road has been reopened to traffic.

Sinn Fein MLA Declan Kearney expressed his condolences to Mr Dripps' family and friends.

“I am deeply saddened to hear that another young life has been lost in a tragic traffic accident on the Roguery Road, just outside Toome last night," he said.

“This is such heart-breaking news for the young man’s family and friends. It is also a sad reminder of the need for greater awareness of, and attention to rural road safety.

“I want to extend my deepest and heartfelt sympathy to the family and friends of the young man who died as a result of this tragic accident, and I would appeal to anyone who may have been on the Roguery Road last night to assist the police in their inquiries.”

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