Gardaí appealing for witnesses after young man dies following car accident

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Darren Hassett

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Gardaí in Thomastown, Kilkenny are appealing for witnesses following a single vehicle fatal collision on Saturday October 5.

At approximately 1am Gardaí and emergency services attended at the scene of a collision involving a car at Knockwilliam, Ballyhale, Kilkenny.

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The driver, a man in his 20s, was pronounced dead at the scene. A female passenger in her 30s was removed to University Hospital Waterford with serious injuries.

From initial enquiries at the scene it’s understood the car left the road and struck a wall. No other persons were involved.

The scene at the crash site is preserved for examination by Garda forensic collision investigators and the local Coroner has been notified.

The road is currently closed to traffic and diversions are in place.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Thomastown Garda Station 056-7754150 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.

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