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Statement by the Rt Hon Theresa Villiers

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Secretary of State, the Rt Hon Theresa Villiers said she was shocked and saddened to learn of the tragic accident yesterday which robbed a family of a father and two sons.

Theresa Villiers said

I am deeply saddened by this tragedy. It will be devastating for the family and friends of those who have lost their lives and a cause of great sadness for the whole community. This loss will be particularly strongly felt across farming and sporting circles.

I offer my heartfelt sympathy to the Spence family. My thoughts and prayers are with them.