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Husband of Northway crash victim passes away day before wife’s funeral


The husband of a woman killed in a crash in Portadown has tragically passed away a day before his wife’s funeral.

John McKee was seriously injured in the Northway collision which claimed the life of his wife Sylvia on Sunday, August 4.

Mr McKee passed away at Belfast’s Royal Victoria Hospital on Monday night.

Mrs McKee’s funeral was to be held in at Noon in Seagoe Parish Church and the Portadown Times is reporting that the Mr McKee’s funeral will also be held alongside that of his wife’s.

The couple had three children Nicola, Sanya and Stephen. Tragically Sanya passed away suddenly while holidaying in Poland in 2013.

And they were grandparents to Sharon, Gemma, Stuart, Kris, Demi, Isha, Jason, Chloe-Anne, Tyler and Zara as well as her great grandchildren Tia, Levi, Katie and Sam.

The 54-year-old driver of the other car involved in the crash, a Honda Accord, was arrested at the scene.

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