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17.31 17 Jun 2020


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A man and a woman have been killed in a crash in Co Meath.

It happened on the N51 between Navan and Slane at around 1pm today.

Gardaí say the car which was travelling from Slane to Navan collided with a lorry.

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The driver of the car (a 23-year-old man) and a passenger (a 21-year-old woman) were fatally injured in the crash.

Their bodies have been taken to Our Lady's Hospital in Navan, where post-mortem exams will be carried out.

The 31-year-old driver of the lorry was not injured in the crash.

He was arrested at the scene and taken to Navan Garda Station, where he was later released.

Emergency services are at the scene and the road remains closed.

Anyone who was dash cam footage from the area between 12:30pm and 1:15pm is being asked to contact Navan Garda Station on 046 9079930, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.

Main image: File photo, RollingNews.ie

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