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St Ciaran’s pay tribute to teenage crash victim

POLICE have confirmed that the teenager who died after a two-vehicle collision outside Omagh last night was 17-year-old Ryan Mahoney, from Augher.

The teen, a former pupil of St Ciaran’s College in Ballygawley, was a passenger in a black Audi which was struck in a head-on collision with a white Mercedes on Clanabogan Road at around 8.25pm last night, Sunday, July 21.

A post on St Ciaran’s Facebook page today stated, “All at St Ciaran’s deeply regret the sad news of the untimely passing of our former pupil Ryan Mahoney and offer our sincere condolences to his family and friends. St Ciaran, pray for him.”

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Three other people, a male and two females, who were in the Audi were taken to hospital along with the female driver of the other vehicle. Their injuries are not thought to be life-threatening at present.

Inspector Will Brown is appealing for anyone who witnessed the crash to contact police on 101, quoting reference 1815 21/07/19.

The Clanabogan Road has now re-opened, the PSNI have also confirmed.

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