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Young man killed in early morning crash

Young man killed in early morning crash

A man in his early 20s has been killed following a single vehicle collision which occurred just before 2am on the R511, Fedamore - Limerick Road at Carnane, County Limerick this morning.

The man suffered fatal injuries when the car he was travelling in as passenger left the road and struck a ditch. He was pronounced dead at scene. His body was taken to University Hospital Limerick. A post mortem is to be arranged.

 The driver of the car, a woman, aged in her early 20's, received minor injuries and was taken to University Hospital Limerick. No other injuries were reported.

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

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information, particularly those who travelled the R511 close to Fedamore between 1am and 2.20am this morning, Tuesday 4th October 2016 is asked to contact them at Roxboro Road Garda station on 061 214340, The Garda Confidential Line, 1800 666111 or any Garda Station.