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Friday, October 23, 2020

Car and two lorries involved in serious Cookstown RTC

The Drum Road in Cookstown was the scene of a serious RTC earlier.

The incident is reported to have involved a two cars and two lorries.

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Police are investigating the circumstance of the RTC.

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UPDATE 28/08/2020): Sad news this morning that yesterday’s Cookstown RTC resulted in the death of local businessman Raymond Turkington. It is now also known the incident involved four vehicles.

PSNI Inspector Irvine said: “At around 5:10pm, it was reported that a black Mini car, a Volvo lorry, a Mercedes Goods vehicle and a Renault Kangoo were involved in the collision. The driver of the Mini was treated at the scene but sadly passed away as a result of his injuries.

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“The Drum Road was closed as officers attended, with the road now reopened following the incident.

“Our enquiries are continuing and we would appeal to anyone who witnessed the incident or who has dash-cam footage available, to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 1406 27/08/20.”

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