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Fatal Road Traffic Collision Clare Island, Westport, Co Mayo. Sunday August 5th 2018

Gardaí at Louisburgh Co Mayo are investigating a single vehicle fatal road traffic collision which occurred at The Quay, Clare Island, Westport, Co Mayo at approximately 1am this morning, Sunday August 5th 2018.

A male teenager (age not specified and only occupant) was fatally injured when the car he was driving collided with a ditch. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

This stretch of road has been closed to facilitate an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators.

Gardaí wish to appeal for witnesses to contact Westport Garda Station on 098-50230 The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.