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‘Plunged into sadness’

Thursday, 28 September 2017

‘Plunged into sadness’ thumbnailBallymoney High School student Marcus Forsythe, who sadly passed away after a road accident on Saturday.

THE LOCAL community is in mourning following the death of a teenager involved in a two-vehicle collision on the Taughey Road near Ballymoney last Saturday afternoon.
Marcus Forysthe from Seacon, died after the scrambler motorbike he was riding collided with a car. Another person on the scrambler was treated at hospital for injuries not believed to be life threatening. The occupants of the car were also treated at the scene for shock.
A pupil of Ballymoney High School, the passing of 15-year old Marcus has "deeply saddened" the entire school and community.
In a statement, school Principal Mrs Cynthia Currie said: "The whole school community of Ballymoney High School are deeply saddened to learn of the tragic death of one of our valued Year 12 pupils Marcus Forsythe as a result of a road traffic accident at the weekend.
“Marcus was a friendly, sociable, fun loving young man who will be sadly missed by the pupils, staff and all in the Ballymoney High School community. Our sincerest sympathies go to Marcus's mum and dad, sisters, family circle and close friends."
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