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Ballintubber-Castleplunkett road reopens following fatal collision

Castlerea Gardai have confirmed that the road has reopened between Ballintubber and Castleplunkett, following a fatal road collision which claimed the life of a 90-year old woman.

The woman, who had been reported missing on Thursday evening after attending a medical appointment in Castlerea, died in a single vehicle collision about 3 kms from Castleplunkett.

Gardai located her crashed car shortly after 12 noon yesterday in a deep ditch on the side of the road.

She was pronounced dead at the scene and her body was removed to University Hospital Galway for a post-mortem examination.




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