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Wednesday 27 August 2014

Man (20) killed in collision with tractor

Aisling Phelan

Published 06/03/2014 | 12:44

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One man was killed in Annacurra today.

A 20-year-old man was killed in a collision with a tractor in Co. Wicklow this morning.

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The car driver was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was removed to Loughlinstown Hospital.

The male driver of the tractor, in his 40s, was taken to Naas General Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The accident occurred at 9.40am in Kilpipe, just three miles outside Aughrim, on the R747.

The road is currently closed to facilitate an examination by Garda forensic collision investigators and local diversions are in place.

Garda wish to appeal for witnesses to this collision to contact Wicklow Garda Station on 0404 - 60140, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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