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UPDATE: Woman killed in Ballyshannon accident named

 

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BY C.J.MCGINLEY

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THE 33-years-old  woman who was killed in Ballyshannon in the early hours of this morning has been named as Sheena Stewart from Letterkenny.

Mother of three,  Ms Stewart, died after she was struck by a taxi-mini bus on Main Street at around 1.50am.

She worked as a volunteer at the Cara House charity in Letterkenny.

Gardai believe she may have tripped and fallen into the path of the oncoming taxi min-bus

Ms Stewart was a former pupil at Royal and Prior.

She had worked at Cara House for the past two years where she has been described as a valued volunteer and a good worker. She worked in the kitchen two mornings per week.

Susan McCauley, co-ordinator of Cara House said Sheena would be sorely missed by all those who knew her.

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She was pronounced dead at the scene and the body was removed to the Shiel Hospital.

The driver of the mini bus was not injured.

The scene was preserved for a technical examination and the road was closed but has now reopened.

Gardaí have appealed to anyone with information to contact Ballyshannon Garda Station on 071- 9858530 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.

 

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