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13-year-old boy dies after weekend road crash

The teenage cyclist was involved in a crash with a car in Co Louth.

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A 13-YEAR-OLD boy who was seriously injured in a crash on Saturday has died as a result of his injuries.

The crash between a car and the young cyclist happened on the Slane Road, Drogheda, Co. Louth. The driver of the car was not injured.

The cyclist was taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda where he passed away last night.

Gardai in Drogheda are seeking assistance from any members of the public who travelled this road between 7.30 and 8.30 on Saturday evening.

Anyone who may be able to offer any further information or witnessed this collision is asked to contact them on 041 9874200, the Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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