Man dies in single vehicle accident

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A 22-year-old man has died in a car crash.

The man died when the car he was driving hit a ditch at Cuckoo Lane close to Rathnew.

A 26-year-old man who was the only other person in the car sustained minor injuries and was taken to St Columcille’s Hospital in Loughlinstown.

The road is currently closed to facilitate a forensic examination and local diversions are in place.

Gardaí are appealing to witnesses to contact Wicklow Garda Station on 0404-60140, the Garda Confidential Line 1-800-666-111 or any garda station.

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