Man due in court over Strabane road death
A man is due in court charged with causing death by dangerous driving after a woman was killed in a collision between a car and a lorry in Strabane.
Margaret McLaughlin, 69, who was a front seat passenger in the car, died from her injuries after the crash on Monday night.
Mrs McLaughlin was on her way home from playing bingo.
The 20-year-old man will appear before Dungannon Magistrates Court charged with a number of motoring offences
As well as being charged with causing death by dangerous driving, he is also charged with:
- Causing death or grievous bodily injury by driving
- Not having a driving licence and insurance
Margaret McLaughlin's husband, who was driving the car, is in a stable condition.
SDLP MLA Daniel McCrossan, who knew the family well, described Margaret McLaughlin as a "true lady".
"She always offered people a friendly hello when she was out and about the town," he said.
"Sometimes there are just no words. May Margaret rest in peace."