Sunday 22 September 2019

Young man (26) killed in overnight car crash

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A young man has been killed overnight in a car crash in Dundalk.

The 26-year-old lost his life in the incident on the Dundalk to Castleblaney Rd at Rathmore, Kilkerly at approximately 12.20am.

Gardaí report the car crashed into a wall. The young man, who was the sole occupant of the car, was pronounced dead at the scene.

His body has been removed to Louth County Hospital, Dundalk.

The road is currently closed to facilitate a forensic collision examination and local diversions are in place.

Witnesses to the collision or anyone with any information is asked to contact Dundalk Garda station on 042 9388400, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

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