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Young driver killed in 'hit-and-run' crash

Published 04/08/2016

Gardai said the man died at the scene and the other driver failed to stop
Gardai said the man died at the scene and the other driver failed to stop

A man in his 20s has been killed in a suspected hit-and-run.

Gardai said the crash happened on the westbound carriageway of the N24 Piltown bypass near Fiddown in Co Kilkenny.

The car the man was driving was in collision with another vehicle at about 1am.

Gardai said he died at the scene.

His body was taken to University Hospital Waterford for a post-mortem examination.

Gardai said the other driver failed to stop at the crash site.

The road was closed to traffic for several hours to allow forensic examinations to be carried out.

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