Northern Ireland

John Paul McKevitt: Newry cyclist dies after A1 collision

The cyclist who died following a collision with a lorry near Newry, County Down, was John Paul McKevitt, police have confirmed.

The 34-year-old, who was from the Newry area, died in hospital from his injuries.

He was cycling along the A1 carriageway outside the city on Thursday at about 20:30 BST when the collision happened.

A 35-year-old man who was arrested after the crash has been released on police bail pending further inquiries.