Man dies in Co Armagh road crash

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A man has died following a crash on the outskirts of Markethill.

Emergency services attended the scene of the serious accident this afternoon at the Bessbrook Road, close to the main A28 Markethill to Newry road.

The road remained closed tonight as investigations into the fatal accident continued.

Hamiltonsbawn councillor Jim Speers offered his condolences to the family of the deceased.