Northern Ireland

Teenager dies in County Down car crash

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The name of a 19-year-old man who died following a car crash in County Down has been released.

Stephen Sweeney was driving a silver Volkswagen Passat that left the Ballagh Road, between Newcastle and Annalong, shortly after 01:00 BST.

Mr Sweeney was from the Newcastle area. Only one car was involved in the crash.

Insp Andy McGowan said: "We are keen to speak to any witnesses or anyone who was travelling on the Ballagh Road at around one o'clock."

The A2 between Newcastle and Annalong has now been re-opened.