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Boy dies after being struck by a car in Bessbrook

Digital Staff

A young boy has died in an accident in south Armagh.

Police said the child was struck by a vehicle in Dobsons Way in Bessbrook this morning.

"The young boy was taken to hospital for treatment but unfortunately died from his injuries," a PSNI statement said.

Inspector Denise Graham has appealed for anyone who witnessed the collision to contact officers in Newry by calling 101 quoting reference number 399 of 11/08/17.


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