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Shock as 39-year-old man dies in tragic incident at local car park

The deceased was 39-year-old Loughlin Maginn, from the Warrenpoint area

A man has died after he became trapped under his car in Rathfriland, it is understood.

Police confirmed the tragedy happened shortly after noon today (Wednesday).

The deceased was 39-year-old Loughlin Maginn, from the Warrenpoint area.

He died following an incident at a car park on Downpatrick Street in Rathfriland.

A PSNI spokesperson said: “It is believed at this time that Loughlin tragically died after he became trapped under his car when it rolled a short distance after being parked in the car park shortly before 12.30pm on Wednesday afternoon.

“Police enquiries into the incident are ongoing and officers would ask anyone that witnessed the incident or who may have captured dash-cam footage to contact them in Lurgan or the Collision Investigation Unit at Sprucefield on 101 quoting reference number 763 01/07/20.

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