Man (80s) dies after car enters water at Buncrana pier

Man (80S) Dies After Car Enters Water At Buncrana Pier
Gardaí have appealed for information over the incident on Sunday. Photo: PA Images
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Jonathan McCambridge, PA

Gardaí have confirmed that a man in his 80s died after a car went into the water at Buncrana pier in Co Donegal.

Emergency services were alerted to a vehicle in the water at around 7.30am on Sunday.


Following a multi-agency search and recovery operation, the car was recovered from the water.

Gardaí said Buncrana pier and the Swilly Road are currently closed to traffic as officers conduct a technical examination.

A file will be prepared for the Coroner’s Court.

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to contact them.


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