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Two dead following Derry, Antrim crashes

Two young men have died in separate car crashes in Derry and Antrim, bringing the total number of people to die on the country’s roads today to three.

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TWO YOUNG MEN have died in separate road accidents, which occurred in the early hours of this morning.

In Derry, a 19-year-old pedestrian was killed after being hit by a vehicle on the Castledawson Road in Magherafelt, Co Derry at about 4am this morning, RTÉ reports.

In Antrim, a 22-year-old man died following a crash at about 5.30am, which occurred on the Mallusk Road, Mallusk.

Meanwhile, a 20-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene following a single vehicle crash at Corraneary, Aughavas in Co Leitrim at around 2.10am this morning. Another male occupant of the car, 21, received minor injuries.

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