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Man dies after serious single-car crash in Dunshaughlin

The accident occurred at about 4:45am a kilometre outside Dunshaughlin; the female driver has also been hospitalised.

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A 24-YEAR-OLD man has died after a single-car accident in Co Meath in the early hours of the morning.

The accident occurred at about 4:45am at Cooksland, about 1 kilometre to the Navan side of Dunshaughlin.

The man was taken to Blanchardstown hospital where he died this morning from his injuries.

The other occupant of the car, a 23-year-old female, was taken to Navan hospital where her injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

The road remains closed for a forensic examination, and will be shut until lunchtime. Local traffic diversions are in place.

Anyone who witnessed the accident is asked to contact Dunshaughlin Garda station at (01) 8258600, the Garda Confidential line at 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.

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