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Three men aged in their 20s die in Co Tyrone road collision

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Three men have died following a two-vehicle crash in Tyrone on Monday morning.

Another man, also in his 20s, has been taken to hospital.

The collision, involving a car and lorry, occurred on the Omagh Road area of Garvaghy – outside Ballygawley – shortly before 2am.

Inspector Hicks said: “At around 1.50am, it was reported that a car and a lorry were involved in the incident. Three males, all aged in their 20s sadly died at the scene. A fourth male, also in his 20s, was taken to hospital for treatment to serious injuries.

“The Omagh Road remains closed in both directions between the Curr Road and the Greenmount Road, as motorists are advised to seek alternative main routes for their journey.

“Enquires are continuing and anyone who was in the area at the time and may have witnessed the incident or who has dashcam footage or any other information, should contact police on 101 quoting reference number 240 27/12/21.”

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