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Friday 22 September 2017

Man (18) dies after car leaves road

AN 18-year-old man died when his car left the road and crashed near Gort, Co Galway.

Brendan O'Halloran, of Lough Cutra, was driving an Audi A4 on the old Gort to Ennis road close to midnight on Monday when he sustained serious injuries in the single-vehicle collision.

Mr O'Halloran was rushed to Galway University Hospital, but died a short time later.

He was employed as a driver for Gantley silage contractors in south Galway. An 18-year-old friend who was travelling in the car also received injuries but was in a stable condition in hospital yesterday.

Gort gardai, on 091 636400, have appealed for witnesses.

Irish Independent

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