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Thursday 5 December 2019

Easter tragedy as male and female die in separate road crashes

Gardai investigate after shots fired at car overnight
Gardai investigate after shots fired at car overnight

A man and woman were killed today in separate road accidents.

A 28-year-old man was killed in a car crash in Co Derry last night.

Police say his motorcycle collided with a tractor and trailer in Limavady at around 12.30pm this afternoon.

The driver of the tractor wasn't injured.

Two men in their twenties, who were on a second motorcycle, were taken to hospital.

Their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

Separately, a 63-year-old woman was killed in a collision in New Ross, Co Wexford at approximately 7pm yesterday evening.

Her vehicle struck a wall and she was declared dead at the scene.

Her body has been taken to Wexford General Hospital.

Gardaí have made an arrest in connection with this investigation.

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