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Witnesses sought to fatal Co Roscommon crash

A woman who was travelling as a passenger in the car died after the vehicle struck a ditch at Frenchpark on the N5 today.

A WOMAN has died following a single vehicle crash in Co Roscommon today.

The 65-year-old woman was a passenger in the car which struck a ditch at Frenchpark on the Westport to Longford Road at around 4.15pm.

Both she and the driver, a 53-year-old man, were taken to Castlebar General Hospital, where she was pronounced dead. The man remains in hospital.

The road has reopened after being closed earlier today to facilitate a technical examination of the scene.

GardaĆ­ are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the crash to contact them on 094 9621630, or at any garda station or on the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.

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