Three from Latvia die in Ireland accident

Three men from Latvia died June 19 when their car was involved in an apparent one-vehicle accident, smashing into a bridge in County Donegal in Ireland, near the border with Northern Ireland, according to Irish media reports.

A fourth man in the car was injured and taken to Letterkenny General Hospital in Letterkenny, Radio Telefís Éireann reported.

According to Irish media, the car was discovered at about 7:45 a.m. by a passer-by.

The three, whose names have not been released, reportedly worked at a factory in Buncrana, Ireland. They were all in their twenties.

Andris Straumanis is a special correspondent for and a co-founder of Latvians Online. From 2000–2012 he was editor of the website.

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