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A man has died after his car was hit by a falling tree in Northern Ireland.
The incident happened on the Dublin Road outside Antrim on Friday afternoon.
A PSNI spokesperson said the road remains closed in both directions and diversions are in place.
It comes as the Met Office issued a warning for strong winds as Storm Arwen hits the UK and Ireland.
PSNI: Police confirm a man has died after the car he was driving was struck by a falling tree on the Dublin Road in Antrim today. The Dublin Road remains closed in both directions at this time and diversions are in place. There are no further details at present. pic.twitter.com/qbsEDavegW— Q Radio News (@qnewsdesk) November 26, 2021
A weather warning is in place for Northern Ireland throughout Friday and until 6pm on Saturday, with gusts of wind up to 60mph predicted.
Ferry sailings from Belfast and Larne ports have been cancelled on Friday, as has the Ballycastle to Rathlin Island ferry.
Video: Police at the scene of this afternoon's fatal accident in Antrim. A man died after his car was struck by a falling tree on the Dublin Road. The road remains closed with diversions in place. pic.twitter.com/3xX8n2FxHp— Q Radio News (@qnewsdesk) November 26, 2021
Road closed as investigations at the scene continue. Picture: Steven McAuley/McAuley Multimedia