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Teenage driver killed in three-vehicle crash this morning

An 18-year-old male has died following a car crash in Cavan
An 18-year-old male has died following a car crash in Cavan

Gardaí in Cavan are investigating a three vehicle fatal road traffic collision that occurred at Kilcogy Co Cavan at approximately 7.30am this morning.

A 18 year old male, who was the only person in the vehicle, was fatally injured when the car he was driving was in collision with a truck and another car.

He was pronounced dead at the scene and his body has been removed to Cavan General Hospital.

No other persons were injured.  

The road is currently closed to facilitate an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and local diversions are in place.

Investigating Gardaí wish to appeal for witnesses to contact Cavan Garda Station on 049-4368800 The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.