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Dublin: 18 °C Thursday 13 August, 2020

Body of man in his 20s recovered after car enters canal in Cavan

Two other men escaped uninjured.

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THE BODY OF a man in his 20s has been recovered from a canal in Co Cavan.

A car entered the canal at Woodford River, Ballyheady Bridge, at about 6.30pm yesterday.

Three men, all aged in their 20s, were inside the car at the time.

The body of a man in his mid-20s was recovered from the water and he was pronounced dead at scene.

The two other men escaped uninjured, but one was taken to Cavan General Hospital as a precaution.

Gardaí and emergency services attended the scene, and Garda Forensic Collision Investigators are carrying out an examination.

The road is closed to traffic and local diversions are in place.

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