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Two Men (20s) Dead Following Car Crash In Mayo

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Both men were pronounced dead at the scene.

Two men in their 20s have been killed in a crash in County Mayo.

The incident happened on shortly before midnight last night, on the Balla to Claremorris road.

The young men were both occupants of a car, which collided with a lorry at around approximately ten to 12 last night, on the N60 at Facefield.

Both men were pronounced dead at the scene.

Their bodies have since been removed to mortuary at Mayo University Hospital, for Post-mortem examinations.

The driver of the truck who was in their 30s was taken to Mayo University Hospital as a precaution.

The road is currently closed and a forensic examination will take place at the scene this morning.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses including any road users with video or dashcam footage.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Castlebar Garda Station.

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