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Man (19) dies following car crash in Co Donegal


A 19-year-old man was killed in a traffic collision involving two cars in Co Donegal on Tuesday evening.

Gardaí and emergency services were called to the scene of the crash on the N56 at Creeslough at about 9.30pm.

Three young men were in the first car – a 19-year-old passenger who was killed, and a driver and second passenger in their 20s, who were both injured and taken to Letterkenny Hospital.

The driver of the second car, a man in his late 50s, was also injured and taken to hospital.

The scene of the collision is currently preserved for an examination by Garda forensic collision investigators. The road is closed to traffic with local diversions in place, and the local coroner has been notified of the fatality.

Gardaí in Milford are appealing for any witnesses to the collision to come forward, or anyone who might have camera or dash-cam footage from the route on Tuesday evening.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Milford Garda station 074-9153060 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.

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