Tributes paid as teen dies following alleged hit and run

A 17-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with the incident

A 19-year-old woman has died following a suspected hit and run in Armagh.

The collision took place on the Monaghan Road at around 12.25pm yesterday. The teenager who died has been named as Lesley-Ann McCarragher from the Armagh area.

A 17-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with the incident and he is being questioned by police.

Tributes were paid to Lesley-Ann on the Facebook page of the City of Armagh High School, where she was a former Head Girl.

"The school mourns the passing of past pupil and Head Girl Lesley-Ann McCarragher who passed away early this morning,"

"So many people from the school have fond memories of Lesley-Ann and we would like to send our condolences to her family and many friends at this time."

The PSNI has made an appeal to anyone who may have witnessed the incident to contact police at Armagh on the non-emergency number 101.