26/02/2009

Kildare And Tyrone Roads Claim Two Lives

A Teenager has died after a road crash near Newbridge in Co Kildare.

The two-car crash happened at around 6pm yesterday at Blacktrench.

The 19-year-old man was taken to Naas General Hospital after the collision but was pronounced dead a short time later.

Co Tyrone was the scene of another tragic incident, where a man died after his car struck a tree near Dromore.

Aidan McLaughlin's vehicle was discovered around 7.45am this morning on the Lettergash Road in Tummery, but the time of the collision is not known.

Police are appealing for anyone who was travelling in the area or who may have come across the scene to contact them.

(DW/JM)


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