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Man (19) dies after being struck by train in Lurgan

The person was struck at Bells Row, Lurgan. Photo: Mal McCann

A MAN has died after being struck by a train in Co Armagh this morning.

Police said the 19-year-old died from injuries sustained in the incident at Bells Row in Lurgan.

Translink confirmed a person had been struck by the 6.30am train travelling from Portadown to Belfast and emergency services had been called to the scene.

The line was closed between Portadown and Moira but has since reopened.

A Translink spokesperson said: “We are currently working with the PSNI to investigate this incident”.

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