Man dies after car slips off pier in Co. Donegal

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By Aine McMahon, PA

A 26-year-old man has died after a car slipped off a pier in Co Donegal.

Gardai said they attended the scene of an incident where a vehicle entered the water at Poolawaddy Pier in Arranmore, at approximately 5.10am on Sunday.

Two men were in the vehicle at the time of the incident and one, a 30-year-old, managed to get to land but the other was fatally injured.

His body has been removed to Letterkenny University Hospital, where a post-mortem examination will take place on Monday.

Investigations are ongoing.

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