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Teenager Dead Following Car Accident In Co. Tipperary

A 19-year-old female driver, has lost her life in a single-vehicle collision here in Co. Tipperary.

The incident is understood to have happened on the N24 in the townsland of Ballydrehid, near Cahir, Co. Tipperary at around 8.30am this morning.

The teenager, who was pronounced dead at the scene, has been named locally as Ms Laura Quinn, a beautician from Kilshane, near Bansha, in Co Tipperary. Ms Quinn was the only occupant of the motor vehicle; which she was driving to her place of work in Clonmel, before coming into contact with a tree.

Her body has been removed to University Hospital Waterford, where, later, a post-mortem examination is expected to take place.

Garda forensic collision investigators, this morning, were examining the crash site, and the road remained closed with diversion alternative routes signposted.

Cahir Garda Station are asking for any person with information regarding this incident, to contact them on Tel No: 052-7445630.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a h-anam dílis.

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