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Co Galway

Woman and her son (14) killed after car crashes into tree

They were pronounced dead at the scene. Post-mortem examinations are due to take place today.

gal1 The area near the scene of the crash, at Ballaghlea, Ballygar. Google Streetview Google Streetview

A WOMAN AND her son have been killed after their car struck a tree in Co Galway last night.

It happened near the border with Roscommon, at Ballaghlea, Ballygar, at around 9.45pm.

“A woman in her 30s and her 14-year-old son were fatally injured when the car they were traveling in struck a tree,” gardaí confirmed in a statement.

They were the only occupants of the car.

gal2 Ballaghlea, Ballygar. Google Maps Google Maps

Both were pronounced dead at the scene, and their bodies taken to University Hospital Galway where post-mortem examinations will take place.

No other vehicles were involved.

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