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Tuesday 12 December 2017

Garda investigation underway as man (40s) killed in crash

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Daniel O'Connor

A man in his early 40s has died in a fatal road traffic collision this afternoon.

The man was driving on the M6 Athlone westbound approaching the Ballinasloe East exit at 3:20pm this afternoon when the single vehicle collision occurred.

He was removed to Portiuncula Hospital Ballinasloe where he was pronounced dead.

A female passenger was also taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The road was closed earlier for investigation, but has now reopened.

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