Tuesday 16 January 2018

Man (21) killed in early morning car crash in Mayo

A 21-year-old man was killed early this morning following a single vehicle traffic accident in Co Mayo.

The accident happened at around 3.15am, when the car collided with a grass verge at Clooneshil near Newport.

The occupants of the car, a man and woman, were taken from the scene by ambulance to Mayo General Hospital. The man was later pronounced dead.

The scene remains preserved pending a full technical examination.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Westport Garda Station 098 50237 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.

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