Northern Ireland

Castlerock lorry driver killed in Drogheda M1 crash named

Image caption The crash happened on the M1 near Monasterboice in Drogheda on Thursday afternoon

The name has been released of a County Londonderry man killed in a crash on a motorway in the Republic of Ireland.

He was Richard Patterson, 45, from Castlerock.

The lorry he was driving overturned after it was in collision with a van at 12:45 local time on Thursday.

The crash happened on the M1 southbound near Monasterboice in Drogheda, County Louth.

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