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Four people have died in separate road crashes since yesterday evening

A man has been arrested following one of the deaths in Strabane, Tyrone.

Image: Sam Boal via Photocall Ireland

FOUR PEOPLE HAVE been killed on roads across the country since yesterday evening.

The four separate incidents happened in Mayo, Meath and two in Tyrone.

At around 2.30am, a woman in her 50s was killed in a single vehicle road accident in Cookstown in Co Tyrone.

An hour previous to that police arrested a man in Tyrone after a 50-year-old man died following a crash involving a lorry and a van.

Meanwhile, a man died after he was hit by a car in Meath at 1:30am.

He was pronounced dead at scene and a post mortem is due to be carried out.

Elsewhere, a man in Mayo was killed after the car he was driving hit a fence in Castlebar at around 7.30 yesterday evening. He was taken to Mayo General Hospital but died soon after.

Read: Road accidents account for almost 40% of child deaths in Ireland>

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