Man killed in north Antrim crash

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A north Antrim man has died after a two vehicle collision this morning outside Ballymoney.

The man who died was related to UUP Councillor Darryl Wilson.

“I am just finding out this morning (the person who was killed) it was a relation,” the Causeway Coast & Glens Borough Councillor said.

A PSNI spokesman said: “It is believed that this road traffic collision occurred shortly before 7.30am this morning.

“I would appeal to anyone who was travelling on the Garryduff Road around this time and who may have witnessed this incident, or anyone who has any information about it, to contact Police on the non-emergency number 101.”

Councillor Wilson added: “The accident happened at the Lislagan Road junction which has been a bit of a black spot.”

DUP Councillor John Finlay, told of his sadness after the fatal crash at Garryduff Road, Ballymoney.

“I was shocked and saddened to learn that a man has died as a result of a road accident on Garryduff Road, Ballymoney this morning, and I just want to extend my sympathy to the victim’s family and friends at this very difficult time,” he said. “Although details are yet unclear, I understand that two vehicles were involved, and my thoughts are also with any others who were caught up in the crash. Meanwhile, I appeal to everyone to exercise great care on our roads”.