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28/07/2021

Police to close busy Derry road this evening as part of investigation into the death of a motorcyclist earlier this year

Part of Glenshane Road closed off for scene testing

Man killed yesterday in a road traffic collision in Derry was 'a ray of sunshine' say former colleagues

Gordon Curry died yesterday morning.

Police investigating a fatal road traffic collision on the Glenshane Road in Derry earlier this year are to return to the scene this evening to carry out scene testing.

The Glenshane Road will be closed to all traffic from Altnagelvin roundabout from 9pm for a number of hours with diversions in place along Irish Street and Ardmore Road.

Access will be facilitated for emergency vehicles.

The scene testing is part of the investigation into the death of Gordon Curry who died as a result of injuries sustained in the collision which involved a motorcycle and a vehicle shortly after 5.30am on Monday, February 22, 2021.

Mr Curry died when his motorcycle collided with a car at Glenshane Road near Altnagelvin Hopsital.

The deceased man, who was in his 40s, was from the Tullyally area.

Many tributes were paid to him following his death.

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