Mayo community mourning death of teenager in road accident

A Mayo community is in mourning following the tragic death of a teenager in a single-vehicle road traffic accident near Ballyhaunis last night.

Jason Killeen (19), Cullatinny, Knock, was a passenger in a vehicle that crashed on the N60 at Clonafarna.

He was pronounced dead at the scene while 21-year-old man was transferred by ambulance to Mayo University Hospital where he is receiving treatment for his injuries.

The circumstances of the fatal road traffic collision are being investigated by gardaí from Claremorris who are appealing to any persons who travelled along the N60 between 10:30 and 11.15 p.m. yesterday to check for video footage (including dashcam) and make it available to them.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Gardaí in Claremorris on 094-9372080 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.

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