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An Irish hero who saved people from a burning building has died in a Spanish car crash

Sean McShea was involved in the single-car collision yesterday morning.

The Costa Del Sol near Torremolinos
The Costa Del Sol near Torremolinos
Image: John Giles/PA ARCHIVE IMAGES

AN IRISH MAN has been killed in a road collision in Spain.

Sean McShea, 34, was involved in the crash on the Costa Del Sol at around 5am yesterday morning.

He had been living in the local area for the past 8 years and earlier this year was praised after saving people from a burning building, news outlet the Olive Press has reported. 

He had worked as a personal trainer.

McShea, originally from Dublin, is believed to have been the driver and no one else was injured.

The crash happened at the entrance of the Estepona port.

The Department of Foreign Affairs has confirmed that it is providing consular assistance.

Read: Gardaí appeal for info after man dies in crash between motorbike and van

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