Sponsor of Derry GAA team killed in road accident

Sponsor of Derry GAA team killed in road accident
The car Mr McWilliams was driving crashed yesterday. Picture: PA

A Co Derry businessman has died in a road accident.

Hugh McWilliams, aged in his 60s, was driving a car which crashed on the Five Mile Straight in Draperstown on Friday.

His firm, H&A Mechanical Services, sponsors GAA club St Colm’s in Ballinascreen and Derry’s county GAA teams.

Derry GAA said he was a “giant of generosity”.

It added: “He was unstinting in his support for county, club and community.

“The GAA was a way of life for Hugh and his untimely death will be a shock across the county.”

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