Saturday 24 February 2018

Body of young man recovered from canal after fatal car crash

Gardai are investigating the death of a young man in his 20s following a fatal traffic accident overnight.

Authorities were alerted to the incident when a member of the public discovered a car submerged in a canal in Kilmeage, Naas in Co Kildare just after 10am this morning.

The body of the young man was discovered after the vehicle was removed from the water.

Gardai are not treating the incident as suspicious.

They are appealing for anyone who was in the area between the hours of 7pm last night and this morning to come forward.

Anyone with information as regards the crash have been asked to contact Naas Garda station at 045 884300 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.

Members of the public can also contact their local garda station.

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