Friday 23 February 2018

Young man (23) dies in early morning crash

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A YOUNG MAN died in a crash in the early hours of Sunday morning

Gardaí in Dundalk are appealing for witnesses following the single vehicle fatal collision in Co. Louth.

"At approximately 2.20am Gardaí and Emergency Services attended the scene of a single car collision at  Ballybinaby near Hackballscross," a garda spokesman said.

"The occupant of the car, a 23-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later. His body has since been removed to the mortuary at Louth County Hospital."

The scene of the collision is preserved for examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and local traffic diversions are in place. The Coroner has been notified.

Investigating Gardaí are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to contact them at Dundalk Garda Station 042-9388400 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.

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