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Community shock at death of baby in Newtownstewart Road accident

1 November, 2006

Sinn Féin West Tyrone MP Pat Doherty has said that the local community is in shock after the death of a 14-month old baby following a road traffic accident in Newtownstewart this morning.

Mr Doherty said:

"This is a tragic death and I am sure that the sympathy of everyone in this community goes out to the family.

"I know that from the many people we have spoken to that local people are in a state of shock.

"There has to be more that we can do, as a society and as individuals, to prevent these senseless deaths on our roads." ENDS

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