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Young man fatally injured in road traffic collision

NewsBy Morgan Flanagan Creagh
Young man fatally injured in road traffic collision

A man believed to be in his 20s has died following a road traffic collision on the Tyrellstown to Mullingar Rd( N52) at Dalystown, Co Westmeath.

The incident occurred at 4:55pm and it is believed to have involved a car and a truck. .

The deceased man, who was the sole occupant of the car, was pronounced dead at the scene.

His body remains at the scene.

The male driver of the truck received minor injuries and was taken to Tullamore General Hospital for treatment.

The road is currently closed to facilitate a Forensic collision examination and diversions are in place.

Witnesses to the collision are asked to contact Mullingar Garda station on 044 9384000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.