Man named after fatal one vehicle road traffic collision in Dungannon

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The victim of a single vehicle road traffic collision in Dungannon has been named as 21 year old Patrick McGinn.

A 21 year-old man has died following a single vehicle road traffic collision in Dungannon over the weekend.

The crash happened on the Ballygawley Road in the early hours of Saturday morning. 

The driver was taken to hospital and sadly passed away from his injuries earlier today.

Investigating officer Constable Michael McNee from Collision Investigation Unit said: “It is understood the vehicle left the road and was observed in a ditch at 2.20am. The driver was taken to hospital and sadly passed away today.

Enquiries are continuing and police are appealing to anyone who witnessed the collision or captured it on their dash cam to contact local officers in Dungannon or the Collision Investigation Unit on 101, quoting reference 220 of 25/07/20.

Sinn Féin MP Michelle Gildernew has extended condolences to the family and friends of Patrick McGinn who lost his life following the collision.

The Fermanagh and South Tyrone MP said:

“This afternoon the community are saddened by the death of Patrick McGinn following a recent tragic road collision.  

“Patrick was a well known and respected young gentleman, he was a keen cyclist and came from a well respected family within the local area. 

“I would like to send our condolences to his mother Karen, father Martin and the wider family and friends. 

“I know the community of Killeshill and Augher will stand fully behind the family and friends of this young man.

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