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Clarke offers condolences following fatal traffic incident in Newcastle

25 August, 2017 - by Willie Clarke

Mournes Sinn Féin Councillor Willie Clarke has offered his condolences, following the fatal traffic incident at South Promenade, Newcastle.

Cllr Clarke said: 

"I am greatly saddened to hear of the news that a local man Geoff Cartwright has tragically lost his life, at the Harbour area of Newcastle.

"I would like to offer my deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased following this tragic incident. The local community has been left in shock by this news, Geoff was a gentleman, who was liked by everyone, I have known him all my life and it is truly heartbreaking to comprehend this news."

Cllr Clarke said:

"I would like to commend the emergency services who attended the scene and fought to save Geoff's life, I am aware that they worked tremendously hard to help Geoff, after he received extensive injuries in the accident, unfortunately due to the severity of his injuries these efforts could not save his life."

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