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Man (20s) killed in Sligo road crash

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A man has died following a collision between a car and a truck in Sligo this afternoon.

The collision happened on the N4 road between Castlebaldwin and Collooney at around 12pm.

The driver of the car, a man aged in his 20s, was pronounced dead a the scene.

His body has since been brought to the mortuary at Sligo University Hospital.

The scene at the crash site is preserved for examination by Garda forensic collision investigators and the local Coroner has been notified. The road is currently closed to traffic and diversions are in place.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Ballymote Garda Station on 071 9189500, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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