Funeral of 20-year-old killed in crash

A police cordon at the scene of the crash on the Derryanvil Road, Portadown in which Ashley James died.
A police cordon at the scene of the crash on the Derryanvil Road, Portadown in which Ashley James died.

The funeral took place yesterday (Sunday) of the 20-year-old killed in a crash on the Derryanvil Road, Portadown, last Thursday.

Ashley James, of Clonmore Road, Dungannon, died following the collision between his car and a telescopic handler shortly before 10am.

The popular former Greenmount Agricultural College student worked for a farming contractor in the Portadown area.

His funeral service was held in Loughgall Presbyterian Church (Cloveneden) followed by interment in the adjoining burial ground.

He is survived by his parents Philip and Esther, sisters Clare, Victoria and Hannah and family circle.