COMMUNITY STUNNED BY DEATH OF POPULAR COUPLE IN ROAD ACCIDENT

31 January 2019 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Shock and grief have been widespread throughout the North Monaghan community following the deaths of husband and wife Joseph and Louise Waller, Mullaghpeak, Emyvale in a single vehicle road traffic accident on Friday January 25 last. The couple, both in their seventies, died after their vehicle left the roadway near the Monaghan-Armagh border at Killyneill Cross shortly before 6 pm and entered an area of flooded bogland.

It is believed that the car in which the couple were travelling became submerged in water. Gardaí and emergency services were called to the scene and Mr and Mrs Waller were removed from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene shortly afterwards. The Coroner for North Monaghan Dr Martin J Watters attended at the scene. The R213 roadway was closed for a time to facilitate an investigation…

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