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56-year old woman fatally injured in Co Galway collision was a native of Crossmolina

The woman who died after the car she was driving left the road and struck a tree in Co Galway, on Sunday morning has been named as Loretta McKeigue nee Barrett from Portumna, and formerly of Crossmolina, Co Mayo.


The single vehicle incident happened on the Killimor to Kiltormer Road, off the N65 near Portumna at about 8.30am on Sunday morning.


The 56-year old mother of three was the sole occupant of the car and was pronounced dead at the scene. Her body was removed to Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe.

Her funeral will take place in Portumna tomorrow.


Gardaí are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information, particularly those who may have travelled the Killimor to Kiltormer Road between 7.30am and 9.30am on Sunday morning to contact them at Loughrea Garda station on 091 842870.


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