Man in his 50s killed in Castlewellan crash

A man in his 50s has died after he was involved in a single vehicle crash on the Carnreagh Road, Castlewellan.

It happened on Monday morning at between 9.30 and 10am.

Police are appealing for witnesses who were travelling on the Carnreagh Road around that time and who saw a purple coloured Isuzu pick-up truck and trailer, to contact them at Sprucefield on 101, quoting reference number 297 for 4/12/17.

The road was closed for a number of hours but has since re-opened.