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Motorcyclist in his 20s killed in road collision

Gardai said the motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene
Gardai said the motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene

A man in his 20s became the third fatality on our roads in just over 24 hours following the deaths of a man and a woman in separate collisions.

Gardaí at Carrick-on-Shannon in County Leitrim are investigating the fatal road traffic collision, which occurred at approximately 3pm this afternoon.
 
The incident occurred between Fenagh and Ballinamore on the R202 when a car and a motorcycle were in collision.
 
The male motorcyclist - a man in his 20s - was pronounced dead at the scene.
 
His body has been removed to Sligo General Hospital. No other injuries were reported. 
 
The road remains closed to facilitate a forensic collision investigation and local diversions are in place.
 
Any witnesses or anyone with any information is asked to contact Carrick-on-Shannon Garda Station on 071-9650510, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111, or any Garda station.