Man dies in Aughnacliffe crash

The 50-year-old man killed in a car crash at Fostragh, Aughnacliffe on Friday night has been named as Sean McNerney from Aughnacliffe.

The 50-year-old man killed in a car crash at Fostragh, Aughnacliffe on Friday night has been named as Sean McNerney from Aughnacliffe.

Well-known in GAA circles for his involvement with Dromard GAA, news of Mr McNerney's death has caused deep shock in the locality. He died after the van he was driving hit a ditch at around 8.10pm on Friday night. Road conditions were very bad and it was snowing at the time of the accident.

Granard Gardai have appealed for witnesses to the accident. They are also asking anyone who was travelling on that road around 8pm Friday to contact them at Granard Garda station, telephone 043-6686512.