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Irish pensioner dies in road accident on Majorcan holiday

Local media say the 73-year-old man died on Tuesday morning.

Palma Harbour on the island of Majorca.
Palma Harbour on the island of Majorca.
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A 73-YEAR-OLD Irish tourist has been killed in a car crash on the Spanish island of Majorca.

Local media reports that the man died in a two-vehicle head on collision near the southern Majorcan town of Santanyi.

The crash happened on Tuesday morning at about 9.50 am local time with paramedicals treating the pensioner at the scene before he died soon after.

The Department of Foreign Affairs say they are aware of the case and have offered consular assistance to the man’s family.

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