Saturday 19 January 2019

Man (80s) killed after car strikes wall

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Brian O'Reilly

Brian O'Reilly

A man in his 80s has died after the car he was driving left the road and struck a wall.

The accident happened on the  Carrick Road, Boyle, Co. Roscommon at 10am this morning.

The man's body has been removed to County Roscommon Hospital where a post mortem will take place.

He was the sole occupant of the vehicle.

The road is currently closed to facilitate a Garda Forensic investigation and local diversions are in place.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact Castlerea Garda Station on 094 - 9621630, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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