Man killed in tractor accident named

Published Friday, 27 December 2013
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An elderly man who died after a tractor accident in Co Tyrone has been named.

Man killed in tractor accident named
Police said the road has now been reopened. (© Pacemaker)

He was 81-year-old Mr William Mehaffey, who lived in the Donemana area.

The one vehicle incident happened on the Dunnyboe Road at Dunnamanagh at about 12.30pm on Thursday afternoon.

Mr Mehaffey was driving a blue coloured New Holland tractor at the time.

Police have asked anyone who witnessed the incident to get in touch.

A spokesperson said: "Police would appeal to anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone who was travelling or walking on the Dunnyboe Road, Donemana area just before 12pm on Thursday 26 December, to contact them at Collision Investigation Unit on 0845 600 8000."

They added that the Dunnyboe Road has now been reopened to traffic.

© UTV News
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