Carrick man dies in Cork crash

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A young Carrick on Suir man has become the latest victim on Ireland’s roads.

John Fleming – who is a native of Skough just a few miles from Carrick – lost his life in a collision near Cork city last evening.

The 25 year old’s motorcycle was involved in a collision with a car at Glanmire at around 6 o’clock.

He was pronounced dead at the scene and his body removed to Cork University Hospital.

The driver of the car was taken to hospital as a precaution.

Gardaí in Cork are appealing for witnesses to the crash to contact them.