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Man (30s) dies and three hospitalised after crash in Breaffy, Co Mayo

The crash happened on the N60 at Breaffy in Castlebar.
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A young man has died following a crash in Co Mayo.

The crash happened at around 5.40pm on Monday on the N60 at Breaffy in Castlebar when two cars collided.

The man in his 30s, a passenger in one of the vehicles, was fatally injured in the collision.

A post-mortem examination is expected to take place shortly.

Three men and one woman were taken to Mayo General Hospital following the crash.

Their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

The road remained closed overnight, with a forensic examination set to take place on Tuesday morning.

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to the crash.

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