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Nine people killed on Irish roads since Friday

Published 02/12/2007

Nine people have been killed in road crashes on both sides of the border since Friday evening.

The latest victim was a 17 year old man who died following a crash near Draperstown, Co. Derry.

This death comes amid a weekend of carnage on Irish roads - yesterday evening a 24 year old man was killed in a crash in Co. Donegal.

The two car collision happened near Inver - the man was pronounced dead at the scene, and a second man suffered serious injuries.

And, a 21-year-old woman was killed when the car she was travelling in crashed into a tree at Newcastle road in Limerick yesterday afternoon.

The driver of the vehicle was injured and is being treated at Limerick Regional Hospital.

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