Ita Cavanagh (73) dies following William Street, Cookstown collision …

Ita Cavanagh

Ita Cavanagh

Kurtis ReidBelfast Telegraph

Today at 09:37

A woman has died following a road traffic collision involving a lorry in Co Tyrone.

Ita Cavanagh (73) died after being airlifted to hospital following a single-vehicle road traffic collision in the William Street area of Cookstown on Thursday.

It’s believed Ms Cavanagh was a pedestrian and was struck by a lorry while crossing the street. The road was subsequently closed for a number of hours, but has since reopened.

A police spokesperson said: “Our investigation is underway and we are appealing to anyone who was travelling in the William Street area around this time and who has dash-cam footage, to contact the Collision Investigation Unit on 101, and quote reference number 955 of 09/02/23.”

Meanwhile, a man in his 30s has died following a crash in the Fintona area of Co Tyrone on Sunday.

The incident, involving a Vauxhall Vivaro van, happened on the Garvallagh Road at about 3.10pm.

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