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Police confirm death of 21-year-old Portadown man following Co Tyrone collision

Lee Usher from Portadown

A man who died in a road traffic collision outside Cookstown on Wednesday has been named as 21-year-old Lee Usher

He was from the Portadown area, police have confirmed.

Mr Usher, a pedestrian, sadly died at the scene of the collision, which involved a vehicle recovery lorry.

Sergeant Joanne Boyd said: “Officers, along with colleagues from the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service and Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service, received and responded to a report of a collision in the Tullywiggan Road area shortly before 3:45pm.

“The collision occurred close to the junction with Bramble Lane. The road was closed for some time but has since reopened.

“Our enquiries are continuing and the Collision Investigation Unit is appealing to anyone who was in the area at the time and may have witnessed the collision, or who saw Lee or the vehicle in the area around the time of the collision to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 1165 of 06/04/22.

“We are also keen to speak to anyone who may have dash-cam or other footage.”

Alternatively, you can submit a report online using the non-emergency reporting form via


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