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Pensioner dies after car plunges into sea

The incident happened in The Quay area of Kinvara on Thursday evening.

Gardai are appealing for information (Niall Carson/PA)
Gardai are appealing for information (Niall Carson/PA)

By Cate McCurry, PA

An elderly man has died after his car crashed into the sea in Co Galway.

The incident happened in The Quay area of Kinvara on Thursday at approximately 8pm.

The driver, a man in his late 70s who was the only occupant of the vehicle, was taken to University Hospital Galway in a critical condition and later died.

Gardai are appealing for anyone with information, particularly any motorists who may have been in the area between 7.45pm and 8.15pm and who may have dash cam footage, to come forward.

They are asked to contact gardai in Galway on 091 538000 or the garda confidential line on 1800 666 111.

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