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Tributes paid to tragic teen who died following collision with car

Daniel Roche
Daniel Roche

Tributes have been paid to 13-year-old Daniel Roche who was hit by a car on Sunday and tragically passed away at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital

Raniel suffered serious injuries after he was hit by a car while out cycling on the N51, Drogheda to Slane road in Co Louth.

St Nicholas GAA Club paid tribute to the teen on their Faceboook page last night.

Our thoughts and prayers this evening are with the family of Daniel Roche,” said a club member.

“Daniel was very popular with both his team mates and managers as well as other parents and club members and will be sadly missed by all.

“May he rest in peace.”

A Garda spokesman said: “ Gardai in Drogheda are seeking the assistance from any members of the public who travelled this road between 7.30pm and 8.30pm on [Sunday] and may be able to offer any further information or witnessed this collision to contact them on 041 9874200 , The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station. “