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Driver killed as car smashes into tree

Gardai are appealing for witnesses after a man died and a woman was seriously injured in a car crash in Co Clare.

The car struck a tree at around 3.40am at Carraig Hill, Woodcock Hill, Meelik, the Garda said.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene and the woman passenger , who is believed to be 25, was taken to University Hospital Limerick.

The road remained closed for a forensic examination.

Gardai have appealed for witnesses to contact Mayorstone Garda station on 061 456980, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

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