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Tributes to pedestrian Terry Fox killed in Armagh crash

Police at the scene of the fatal accident, which happened on the Moy Road, Co Armagh
Police at the scene of the fatal accident, which happened on the Moy Road, Co Armagh
Lauren Harte

By Lauren Harte

Tributes have been paid to a father-of-three from Co Armagh who died after being hit by a car in the early hours of yesterday morning.

Terence (Terry) Fox had been walking in the Moy Road area at around 5am when he was struck by a car.

The 46-year-old died as a result of his injuries.

The road remained closed for several hours yesterday as investigations continued, with diversions put in place at the Drumcairn and Cabragh Roads.

Mr Fox, who was an engineer, is survived by his three daughters, Lauren, Stephanie and Emma and the wider family circle.

Sinn Fein councillor Garath Keating expressed his sadness at the news.

"There is a deep sense of shock in the local community at the news of this tragic incident," he said.

"Foremost in our minds right now are the deceased man's family and friends, who will be devastated at this harrowing news. Our thoughts and prayers are with them."

SDLP councillor Mealla Campbell said she was also deeply saddened by the tragedy.

"The whole community has been left shaken on hearing that a local man has been killed in such tragic circumstances on a busy road," she said.

"My thoughts and prayers are with all the families and friends affected by this tragedy. Any news like this coming to your door at any time is devastating, but it's particularly poignant at Christmas."

Many tributes have been paid to Mr Fox on social media, describing him as "an absolute gentleman" and "a good friend".

The PSNI is appealing for witnesses or anyone who may have dash-cam footage to contact police on 101.

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