Motorcyclist killed in County Derry

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A motorcyclist has been killed in County Derry.

The 19-year-old, from Kilrea, was killed in the crash between a motorbike and a lorry at Aghadowey near Coleraine.

It is understood he was a pillion passenger on the motorbike when it crashed last evening.

A second man, the motorbike's driver, was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

Meanwhile, the North's First and Deputy First Ministers have expressed sympathy following the death of a competitor in the North West 200 motorcycle race.

20 year old Malachi Mitchell-Thomas from Lancashire was making his debut in the competition when he died in the crash at Dhu Varren outside Portrush yesterday.