A 38 year old man had died following a road collision on the Warrenpoint dual carriageway, two miles from Newry in the early hours of this morning 21 December.

The man has been named by Police as Shane Cunningham.

Inspector Phil Robinson said: “Shane was struck by a black Renault Clio car as he was on the Warrenpoint Road, Newry at around 5am.

“Our enquiries are continuing and our thoughts are with those impacted by this tragic incident, which occurred approximately two miles from Newry.

“The road has re-opened following the collision and we would appeal to anyone who witnessed the incident or who may have dash-cam footage available to contact police.

Police can be contacted on 101, quoting reference number 445 21/12/19.

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