Police have confirmed that the man who died following a road traffic collision on the Newcastle Road in Castlewellan in the early hours of this morning (Sunday) was Marc Garry Quinn.
The 18-year-old was from the Castlewellan area.
Marc died following the collision which happened shortly before 1.30am involving a Black Kia Sportage.
He was treated at the scene, however sadly died in hospital a short time later
The PSNI Collision Investigation Unit are appealing to anyone who witnessed the incident or who may have dash-cam footage to contact them on 101 quoting reference 166 of 30/01/22.
A funeral notice for Mr Quinn described him as the dearly beloved son of Gary and Jenny Quinn and cherished brother or Ruairí and Ryan, R.I.P.
Funeral arrangements later.
Kilcoo GAA – who booked their place in the All-Ireland Senior Club final on Saturday, posted: “It is with the deepest regrets we write this message today after our famous victory yesterday.
“Marc Quinn, an 18 year boy and a member of the Aughlisnafin GAC club was tragically killed last night.
“Marc is a nephew of Mary McEvoy, wife of Barry.
“Eoghan Rua Cill Chua sends our deepest and most sincere sympathies to the Quinn/McEvoy families and everyone at Aughlisnafin Gac. RIP.”