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Man killed in collision between car and tractor

Man killed in collision between car and tractor
A road closed sign

By Jonathan McCambridge, PA

A man in his 50s has been killed in a collision between a car and a tractor in Co Derry.

The incident happened in the Moneysharvan Road in Maghera on Thursday.

A PSNI spokesman said: โ€œPolice received a report shortly before 4.45pm of a two-vehicle road traffic collision involving a Peugeot 207 and a Fendt tractor.

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โ€œOfficers attended the scene, along with colleagues from the Northern Ireland Fire Service and Northern Ireland Ambulance Service.

โ€œSadly, the driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene.

โ€œThe Moneysharvan Road has since reopened to traffic.

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โ€œWe are appealing for anyone who witnessed the collision, or captured what occurred on their dashcam, to get in touch with the Collision Investigation Unit by calling 101, quoting reference number 1356 of 01/12/22.โ€

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