Ireland Man, 68, dead after crash between tractor and car in Letterkenny, Co Donegal

17:25  12 january  2018
17:25  12 january  2018 Source:   MSN

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A MAN IN his late 60s has died after a crash between a car and a tractor . The crash occurred this morning at 6.55am on the Lifford to Letterkenny road at Drumoghill around four miles outside Letterkenny . The male driver of the tractor , 68 , was fatally injured and pronounced dead at the scene.

A 68 -year-old man has died in a collision between a tractor and a car in Co Donegal . The crash occurred shortly before 7am on the Lifford to Letterkenny road at Drumoghill. The tractor driver was pronounced dead at the scene and his body has been removed to Letterkenny General Hospital.

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A man is dead after a crash between a tractor and a car in Co Donegal this morning.

The incident happened at 6.55am on the Lifford to Letterkenny road at Drumoghill, around four miles outside Letterkenny.

The driver of the tractor, a 68-year-old man, was fatally injured and pronounced dead at the scene.

His body has been removed to morgue at Letterkenny University Hospital.

The driver of the car was also injured and taken to the same hospital for treatment. His injuries are not known at this stage.

The road is currently closed while a forensic collision examination is carried out.

Local diversions are in place.

Gardai have asked for witnesses to contact Letterkenny Garda station on 074 9167100 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.

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