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Teenager killed in Tipperary road crash

The 19-year-old man’s car struck a tree this morning.

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A 19-YEAR-OLD man was killed in a road crash in Tipperary this morning.

The teenager was the driver and sole occupant of the car when it struck a tree on the main Fethard to Killenaule road at about 8.30am.

He was pronounced dead at the scene and his body removed to Waterford General Hospital for a post-mortem exam.

Gardaí have advised that the road is currently closed for forensic examinations.

He is the 21st person to die on Irish roads this year.

Here we go again: Another ORANGE alert — but this could be the last of them…

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