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IrelandDouble tragedy as two young men die in separate crashes in Wexford and Meath

12:10  27 may  2019
12:10  27 may  2019 Source:   msn.com

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Two men have died in separate crashes in the Republic of Ireland. A man died after he was struck by a car on the N 2 at Balrath in County Meath at 01 Elsewhere, a man in his 30s died after the car he was driving hit a fence at Knockanour, Castlebar, County Mayo. The incident happened shortly before

Two people have died in separate road crashes in Meath and Wexford .A motorcyclist died following a crash at Balrath Cross in Kells yesterday afternoon.A The driver of the tractor - a 19-year-old man - was not injured. Meanwhile a man in his late 30s died in a two -vehicle crash at Raheenaskeagh

Double tragedy as two young men die in separate crashes in Wexford and Meath © Provided by Trinity Mirror Shared Services Limited Billy Anderson (main) and Chris Bell (inset) died in separate crashes

Two men died yesterday after horror road crashes just 16 hours apart.

Billy Anderson, 38, was killed instantly when his car collided with another vehicle on the Castlebridge/Gorey Road in Co Wexford at 8.30am.

Meanwhile, 27-year-old Chris Bell died yesterday in hospital from injuries sustained when his motorbike and a tractor collided at Balrath Cross, Kells, Co Meath, at 4.10pm on Saturday.

Mr Anderson, who had a four-year-old son, was an addiction counsellor and comedian.

He was originally from the US but had lived in Gorey, Co Wexford, for a number of years.

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A man has died following a two -vehicle collision in Co Wexford . File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times. Two people have been killed in weekend road crashes in Cos Wexford and Meath . A man in his late 30s was fatally injured when his car collided with another car at Raheenaskeagh, Oulart

Two men have died in separate crashes in the Republic of Ireland. A man died after he was struck by a car on the N 2 at Balrath in County Meath at 01 Elsewhere, a man in his 30s died after the car he was driving hit a fence at Knockanour, Castlebar, County Mayo. The incident happened shortly before

The female driver of the second car involved was injured and rushed to Wexford General Hospital.

Double tragedy as two young men die in separate crashes in Wexford and Meath © Provided by Trinity Mirror Shared Services Limited American Billy Anderson who was killed in a crash in Wexford

The American had been due to travel to Craigavon, Co Armagh, yesterday morning with the Wexford Eagles American football team, which he coached.

Friend and head coach Kevin Klatt said: “He was absolutely larger than life and the guys are genuinely in absolute bits.”

Mr Bell passed away in James Connolly Memorial Hospital in Dublin.

The driver of the tractor, a 19-year-old man, was not injured.

Double tragedy as two young men die in separate crashes in Wexford and Meath © Provided by Trinity Mirror Shared Services Limited Chris Bell who was killed in a crash in Meath.

The Reserve Defence Force Representative Association paid tribute to the victim.

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Two men have died in separate road crashes in counties Wexford and Mayo. A 22-year-old man died near Enniscorthy when he was struck by a bus on the Enniscorthy to Gorey road at around 2 am. All 20 passengers on the coach were uninjured. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

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It said: “It is with great sadness that RDFRA must announce the passing of Corporal [Army Reserve] Chris Bell, Infantry Battalion, following a road traffic accident.

“The association’s thoughts are with his family and comrades at this difficult time.”

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