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Young Buncrana man killed in Inishowen crash

Accident garda pic

A YOUNG Buncrana man has been killed and two others injured following a single vehicle crash last night outside Burnfoot.

The 21-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash which occurred at approximately 11.30pm at Carnashannagh, near the Halfway House pub, on the main Buncrana to Burnfoot road. It is believed the car struck a bollard.

The 18-year-old driver and a 21-year-old passenger were rushed to Letterkenny General Hospital where their injuries have been described as non life threatening.

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The road is closed and is likely to remain closed until later this evening while Gardai carry out a full technical examination of the scene. Diversions are in place via Inch Island and motorists have been warned to expect long delays.

Gardai wish to appeal for witnesses to contact Buncrana Garda Station on 074 9320540, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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