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RIP Man (21) dies in car crash in Moycullen, Co Galway

Gardaí in Salthill are appealing for any witnesses to this collision to come forward.

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University Hospital Galway (Photo: Saolta)

University Hospital Galway (Photo: Saolta)

University Hospital Galway (Photo: Saolta)

A young man has died following a crash in Co Galway this morning.

The single vehicle collision occurred on the N59 in Corcullen, Moycullen, shortly after 2.30am on Sunday.

A 21-year-old man, who was the only person in the vehicle, was pronounced dead at the scene.

His body was taken to University Hospital Galway where a postmortem examination will take place in due course.

Garda Forensic Collision Investigators are currently carrying out an examination of the scene. The N59 road at Corcullen is currently closed and diversions are in place.

Gardaí in Salthill are appealing for any witnesses to this collision to come forward.

In particular, any road users who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) and were travelling on the N59 at Corcullen, Moycullen between 2.00am and 2.30am are asked to make this footage available to Gardaí.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Salthill Street Garda Station on 091 514720, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.

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