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Witness appeal after woman dies in collision

The incident occurred on the N6 at 9am today.

A WOMAN HAS died and a man was injured in a two-car collision this morning.

The incident occurred at 9am today at Cornafulla, the old N6, Athlone – Ballinasloe Road.

Gardaí said that a 49-year-old female was fatally injured when the car she was driving collided with another car.

She was brought to Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe County Galway where she was pronounced dead. A post-mortem is to be arranged.

The male driver of the second vehicle was also brought to Portiuncula Hospital. He has non-life threatening injuries, said gardaí.

The road is currently closed to facilitate Garda forensic collision investigators, and diversions are in place.

Investigating Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact them at Roscommon Garda Station on 090 6638300, the garda confidential line 1800 666111 or any garda station.

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