Man arrested after fatal car crash near Carnew

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A man has died in a crash close to Carnew.

The 23-year-old died when the car he was a passenger in hit a wall at Croneyhorn between Shillelagh and Carnew at about 4am on Sunday morning.

The R725 remains closed at Croneyhorn and diversions are in place while a full examination is carried out.

Gardaí are appealing for anyone who might have seen what happened to contact them at Baltinglass Garda Station.

A man in his early 20s has been arrested and is being held under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.

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