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Police confirm identity of Armagh man killed in early morning road accident

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Police have confirmed the identity of a pedestrian killed in a road accident this morning (Thursday).

He was 46-year-old Terence Fox, who was local to the Armagh area.

Mr Fox died when he was struck by a car on the Moy Road, Armagh while out walking around 5.15am.

Police enquiries are still ongoing.

Sergeant Shannon added: “Shortly before 5.15am, it was reported that a pedestrian had been struck by a car in the area. The man died as a result of his injuries.

“Enquiries are ongoing 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 447 27/12/18.”

Sinn Féin councillor Garath Keating has expressed his shock and sadness at the news of the fatality.

The Armagh City representative said: “There is a deep sense of shock in the local community at the news of this tragic incident.

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

The Moy Road has since re-opened.

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