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Two young men die in early morning tragedy

NewsBy Morgan Flanagan Creagh
Two young men die in early morning tragedy

Two men, one understood to be in his late teens and the other in his 20s, have died following an early morning collision.

At 4:45am the car they were travelling in collided with a van on the inbound carriageway of the N13 at Trimragh, Letterkenny, Co Donegal.

The two men were pronounced dead at the scene and the driver of the van was taken by ambulance to University Hospital, Letterkenny.

His injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

The inbound stretch of the dual carriageway is currently closed to traffic and diversions are in place.

Garda forensic collision investigators have been requested to examine the scene and the local coroner has been notified.

Investigations are ongoing and Gardaí are appealing for witnesses.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Letterkenny Garda Station 074-9167100 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.