Northern Ireland

Name of Markethill crash victim released

Police have released the name of the man who died following a car crash near Markethill in County Armagh.

He was Arthur Patrick Lavery, a 62-year-old from Poyntzpass.

It is understood the car he was driving left the Bessbrook Road and struck a tree about 14:45 GMT on Thursday.

No other vehicle was involved. Police investigating the crash have appealed for witnesses to contact them.