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Saturday, September 06, 2008

Man killed in county Limerick crash

A man has been killed and another man injured in a road traffic accident in county Limerick Saturday morning.

The single vehicle collision happened on the Galbally to Tipperary road around 4.30am when a car with two occupants left the road and struck a tree.

The 56 year old passenger was pronounced dead at the scene by emergency services. A 29 year old, reported to be the driver, was rushed to Tipperary general hospital with his injuries.

Gardai will carry out technical examinations at the scene later today.

The victim has been named as 56 year old Jim Kinsella from Glenbrohane.

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