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Co Armagh man (20) charged with causing death of three people in RTC appears in court

A Co. Armagh man charged with dangerous driving causing the death of three people in a crash in Co Louth has appeared in court.

Keith Lennon, 20, from Forest Park, Dromintee, appeared before Dundalk District Court this morning (Monday).

He is also charged with failing to report the crash.

The crash happened on the N1, close to Carrickcarnan, not far from the border with Co Armagh, shortly after 2am yesterday (Saturday).

Two vehicles were involved.

Mother and son Mary and Kevin Faxton, who were aged in their 80s and 50s, respectively, were from the Bessbrook area.

A young footballer from Newry, Bryan Magill, who was known as ‘Bru’, also lost his life.

Lennon was refused bail and conveyed to Cloverhill Prison.

He is due back before the court on Thursday, March 5.

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