Northern Ireland

Downpatrick: Deaglan Moran, 14, killed in car crash

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A teenager who died following a car crash in County Down has been named by police as 14-year-old Deaglan Moran.

Police said he was a pedestrian who lived in the Downpatrick area.

The crash happened in Flying Horse Road, Downpatrick, at about 18:35 GMT on Sunday.

The road was closed for several hours to allow police to investigate the incident, but it reopened at about 01:30 GMT on Monday.

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De La Salle High School paid tribute to the teenager.

The Police Service of Northern Ireland has appealed for witnesses to contact officers.

John Trainor, an SDLP councillor in Downpatrick, said: "It's terrible news for any parent to receive.

"My thoughts and prayers at this difficult time are with the family, friends and all those involved in this incident."