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Man arrested in relation to fatal hit and run which left pensioner dead

A car fled the scene of the crash last month.

N11 Wexford
N11 Wexford
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GARDAÍ HAVE ARRESTED a man in relation to the hit and run in Wexford that claimed the life of an 81-year-old man on 12 January.

The man, who is in his 30s, was arrested in Wicklow town this morning.

He is currently being detained at Enniscorthy Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.

The fatal two car crash happened on the N11 at Ballylough, Ferns at around 10:30pm on 12 January.

A female passenger in her 50s was taken to Wexford General Hospital with serious injuries following the incident.

Background: Elderly man killed in Wexford hit and run

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