Man found dead in submerged car in Kildare canal

Newpark, Kildare. Pic: Google Maps

Gardaí are investigating a single-vehicle fatal road accident that happened in Kilmeage, Naas, Co Kildare overnight .

A car was discovered submerged in the canal at Newpark, Kilmeage at approximately 10am this morning by a member of the public.

A single male, in his late 20s, was discovered in the car once it was removed from the water.

The body of the male has been removed to the mortuary at Naas General Hospital and the coroner’s office has been notified.

Gardaí in Naas are appealing for anyone who may have been in the vicinity of the canal at Newpark Kilmeage between 7pm last night and the morning to contact them at 045 884300, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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