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Teen killed in Castlederg crash

The scene of the crash near Castlederg in Co Tyrone. Credit: UTV

An 18-year-old woman has died after a car crash on the Fyfin Road between Victoria Bridge and Castlederg in Co Tyrone.

Police received a report that a car had left the road at around 10am on Saturday morning, close to the junction of Fyfin Road and Concess Road.

Detectives are appealing for anyone who was travelling on the Fyfin Road early this morning and who witnessed the collision, or anyone who has any information that can assist police with their investigation, to contact officers in Strabane or the Collision Investigation Unit on 101.

SDLP MLA Daniel McCrossan told UTV the young woman was from Omagh and was due to start university next week.

"This is truly, truly devastating," he said.

"There's no words for such a loss, of a person that has an entire life ahead of them and a family and a community and, I'm sure, many friends of this young woman will be truly, truly devastated to learn of this accident."

Police say the Fyfin Road remains closed at this time.