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Male passenger killed in Longford road crash

Gardai are appealing for witnesses to the single-vehicle collision at Coolnahinch, Cullyfad.

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Stock image (Niall Carson/PA)

Stock image (Niall Carson/PA)

Stock image (Niall Carson/PA)

A man in his 20s has been killed in a road crash in Co Longford.

Gardai are investigating the fatal single-vehicle road traffic collision that occurred at approximately 12.30am at Coolnahinch, Cullyfad.

A passenger in the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene.

His body has been removed to the mortuary where a post-mortem examination will be conducted at a later date.

The driver of the vehicle, a man in his 20s, was taken to Mullingar Regional Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The road is currently closed and the services of forensic collision investigators have been requested. Local diversions are in place.

Gardai are appealing for any witnesses to this collision to come forward.

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