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Man (19) dies after 'lorry reverses into scaffolding' in Banbridge

A 19-year-old man has died following a crash involving a lorry in Banbridge

A 19-year-old man has died following a crash involving a lorry in Banbridge, Co Down.

It is understood the man was cleaning gutters at Foxleigh Fields housing estate when the crash happened shortly after 1pm yesterday.

It is believed the teenager was working on scaffolding when the lorry reversed into it, causing him to fall.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

A police spokesman appealed to anyone with information to contact officers on 101.

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