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Tragic South Armagh Road Death

23 December, 2007

Sinn Féin Slieve Gullion Councillor Terry Hearty, who knows the family of the young man who died following a road traffic accident in South Armagh this morning, has said that the young man's death had deeply saddened the whole community.

Cllr Hearty said:

"I have visited the family and they are in a deep sense of shock. This is terrible news and the entire local community is devastated.

"I know the family, they are heartbroken and I can assure them of the support of the whole community at this most difficult time."

Newry and Armagh MP Conor Murphy said that the death was a terrible tragedy. The local MP added:

"Our thoughts and prayers are with the family as they attempt to come to terms with this dreadful news." ENDS.

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