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Downpatrick crash is a tragedy

SDLP South Down MP Margaret Ritchie has described the death of an 18-year-old man in a car crash outside Downpatrick as a ‘profound tragedy’ that has shocked the local community.

She said:

“The sobering news this morning that an 18-year-old man has died following a crash last night has shocked the community in Downpatrick.

“The loss of any life on our roads is a shock but to lose someone so young, with so much to live for, is a profound tragedy.

“My thoughts and deepest sympathies are with this young man’s family and friends at this terrible time. I have no doubt that local people will rally around and offer whatever support they can.”

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