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Woman (78) dies in two car accident at Newry

An elderly woman has died this evening after a two-vehicle road traffic collision on the Old Warrenpoint Road in Newry, police have confirmed.

A silver Renault Clio and a Red Ford Focus were involved.

It was reported to police shortly after 2pm.

The deceased was 78-year-old Phyllis Mackey, from the Newry area.

Two men and a woman were ferried to hospital with injuries not believed life-threatening.

Diversions had been put in place.

Police are appealing for to get in touch on the non-emergency number, 101.

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