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Motorcyclist killed in crash outside Newtownards

Police closed the Portaferry Road outside Newtownards on Tuesday following a crash in which a motorcyclist in his 50s was killed.
Staff Reporter

A MOTORCYCLIST has died following a crash in Co Down.

The man, aged in his 50s, died after a two-vehicle collision on the Portaferry Road outside Newtownards shortly after midnight on Tuesday.

The driver of the other red Nissan car was taken to hospital for treatment to minor injuries.

A PSNI spokesperson said an investigation into the crash was underway and urged witnesses or those with dash-cam footage to contact them on the non-emergency 101 number.

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