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Young man killed in single-vehicle crash after car collides with fence

Young man killed in single-vehicle crash after car collides with fence

A young man has died in a single-car crash in Co Meath.

Gardai at Ballivor, Co Meath are investigating a fatal single-vehicle collision that occurred at Port Lester, Ballivor at approximately 7.15pm on Friday.

A 17-year-old male driver, the only occupant of the vehicle, was fatally injured when the car he was driving collided with a fence.

The young man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The stretch of road where the crash occurred is currently closed to facilitate an examination by garda forensic collision investigators. Local diversions are in place.

Gardai are appealing for witnesses to contact Trim garda station on 046 9481540, the garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any garda station.