Tractor driver killed in collision

A DRIVER of a tractor was killed this morning in a crash on the Lifford to Letterkenny road at Drumoghill.

The man, aged 68, was pronounced dead at the scene and his body has been removed to the morgue at Letterkenny University Hospital.

Gardai in Letterkenny are investigating the incident which took place at  approximately 6.55am and also involved a car. The driver of the car was injured and also taken to Letterkenny University hospital for treatment. His injuries are unknown at this stage.


The road is currently closed to facilitate a Forensic collision examination, local diversions are in place.

Witnesses to the collision are asked to contact Letterkenny Garda station on 074 9167100, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.



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