Man who was found dead in crashed car is believed to be a Garda stationed in Wicklow

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By: William O’Toole

A man in his 30s who was found dead in a crashed car near Gorey last night is believed to have been a Garda stationed in Wicklow.

The man was discovered in the car by a passing motorist shortly after 11.40 pm near Wells in Gorey.

The man, who was alone in the car, was taken to Wexford General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Gardai  preserved the scene pending a forensic examination which is due to take place later today.

The road remains closed and local diversions are in place.

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