Monday 20 November 2017

Male charged in relation to fatal Courtown car accident

GARDAI from Gorey investigating a fatal car accident in the seaside resort of Courtown, Co. Wexford on June 15 have charged a 19 year old man.

He was due to appear before Gorey District Court on Thursday morning.

On the night a car hit a wall before entering the water at Courtown Harbour.

Two of the occupants of the car - both male aged in their teens - managed to swim to the shore.

A third male was later taken from the water by coastguard and emergency services personnel. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

His body was taken to Waterford Regional Hospital for a post mortem examination.

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