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Co Armagh man dies after motorcycle crash on Sunday evening

A Co Armagh man has died following a motorcycle crash on Sunday evening.

Declan Jordan, who was in his 50s, from Lurgan, tragically passed away when his Yamaha motorcycle crashed on the Quarterland Road in Dundrod, Co Antrim at around 7.15pm.

Sinn Féin MLA John O’Dowd has sent his sympathies to the family and friends of Mr Jordan.

“Mr Jordan, who is originally from Shankill in Lurgan, died tragically yesterday in a motor bike accident in Dundrod,” he explained.

“Mr Jordan was a well known and popular figure in the town.

“On behalf of my party I want to send sincere condolences to his family and friends. We will keep them in our thoughts and prayers.”

Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the collision or anyone who was travelling on the Quarterland Road and who saw the Yamaha motorcycle prior to the collision to contact local officers in Lisburn or the Collision Investigation Unit on 101 quoting reference 1436 03/06/18.

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