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OAP car victim on wrong side

AN elderly man died after the car he was driving on the wrong side of a motorway collided into a delivery truck.

The two-vehicle collision occurred on the M8 motorway between Mitchelstown, Co Cork, and Cahir, Co Tipperary, early yesterday morning.

Martin Heffernan, who was in his 80s, from the village of Lattin outside Tipperary town was killed instantly after his car collided with a transport truck.



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