Omagh man dies in Co Cavan crash

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A man in his 20s from Omagh has died following a car crash in Co Cavan yesterday evening.

The man was killed after the car he was travelling in hit a wall on Station Road, Cootehill just before 6pm.

Two other men, both in their 20s from Fintona, Co Tyrone, were injured in the accident.

The driver was taken to Cavan General Hospital, and the second passenger airlifted to Tallaght Hospital in Co Dublin.

The extent of their injuries is not yet known.

This brings the total of lives lost in the locality to six this week.