Randalstown road death man’s funeral on Friday

Police had received a report of a man being injured on the Portglenone Road near Groggan Primary School in the early hours of Tuesday morning. Pic: Google.
Police had received a report of a man being injured on the Portglenone Road near Groggan Primary School in the early hours of Tuesday morning. Pic: Google.

The male pedestrian who died after being hit by a car outside Randalstown on Tuesday morning will be buried on Friday.

Mervyn Millar, 56, from Groggan, will be interred at the O.C. Church burying ground in Randalstown.

A funeral service will take place at Logan’s Funeral Home in Ahoghill at 12 noon.

Donations in lieu of flowers can be made to Chris Killen, The Answer to Addiction c/o Logan’s Funeral Home.

Police said they received a report that a man had been injured close to Groggan Primary School around 1.15am on Tuesday morning.

Police can confirm the male pedestrian who died following a road traffic collision on the Portglenone Road in Randalstown during the early hours of Tuesday, 31 October was 56-year-old Mervyn Millar who was from the local area.

Inspector Sean McElroy said: “Police are appealing for anyone who was travelling on the Portglenone Road late on Monday night, 30th October, or early on Tuesday morning and who witnessed the collision to contact local police in Antrim or the Collision Investigation Unit on 101 quoting reference 54 31/10/17.”