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Man in 80s dies after four-vehicle crash in Co Tyrone

It happened on the Drum Road in Cookstown

A man in his 80s has died following a four vehicle road traffic collision on the Drum Road in Cookstown yesterday (Thursday).

Inspector Irvine said that at around 5.10pm, it was reported that a black Mini car, a Volvo lorry, a Mercedes goods vehicle and a Renault Kangoo were involved in the collision.

The driver of the Mini was treated at the scene but sadly passed away as a result of his injuries.

The deceased was from the Cookstown area.

The Drum Road was closed as officers attended, with the road now reopened following the incident.

Inspector Irvine said: “Our enquiries are continuing and we would appeal to anyone who witnessed the incident or who has dash-cam footage available, to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 1406 27/08/20.”

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