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16th Jun 2014

14-Year-Old Girl Dies In Car Crash In Co Kerry

The accident happened late last night.


A 14-year-old girl died in a car crash in Kerry last night, according to reports this morning.

The teenager, who was the front seat passenger, was pronounced dead at the scene after the car in which she was travelling crashed into a ditch near Scartaglen at approximately 11.25pm last night.

The 20-year-old female driver and an 18-month-old baby girl were also taken to Tralee General Hospital. Their injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

Castleisland Gardaí are now investigating the incident and the road has been closed to facilitate the forensic examination.

The authorities are asking for anyone with information to contact Castleisland Garda Station on 066 716 3090 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.