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Male passenger dies in car crash early this morning


Garda checkpoint. File picture

Garda checkpoint. File picture

Garda checkpoint. File picture

A man in his early 20s has been killed in a road crash in Co Meath in the early hours of this morning.

Gardai in Ashbourne are investigating the single vehicle collision that occurred at Cornelstown at approximately 2.30am this morning.

The victim was a passenger in the car which left the road and was pronounced dead at scene.

His body was removed to Navan Hospital.

The driver and a second passenger received non life threatening injuries.

The road is closed to facilitate an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and local diversions are put in place.

Gardai wish to appeal for witnesses to contact Ashbourne Garda Station on 01 8010600, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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