Young Convoy athlete dies after road accident

The young man critically injured in the early hours of yesterday morning on the outskirts of Letterkenny has died.

20 year-old Shane Bonner, from Convoy was on a life-support machine after being hit by a truck at Lurgybrack Hill  at around 4.20am yesterday morning.

It is understood his family allowed his organs be donated.

Shane was a well liked and successful athlete - Patsy McGonagle, the manager of the Irish athletics team, has been speaking of his achievements:

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