Belfast Telegraph

Friday 19 September 2014

Teenager (18) dies in Donegal road smash

A teenager who was awaiting his Leaving Cert results next month has died in a head-on road smash.

He was named locally as Shane Patton (18) from Drumkeen, Co Donegal.

He was fatally injured on the main N13 Letterkenny to Stranorlar Road just before midnight on Wednesday.

Mr Patton, who was in his car on his own, died from his injuries at Letterkenny General Hospital yesterday .

A 38-year-old man and a 23-year-old woman who were in the other vehicle were injured.

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