Victim of Donegal fatal traffic accident named; N15 now reopened

The N15 near Ballybofey in County Donegal has reopened following a fatal traffic accident last night.

Meanwhile, Gardaí continue their investigations into a collision that occurred at Cashelnavene, when a man in his late 20s, the sole occupant of a van, collided with a vacant house just after 11pm last night.

He has been named locally as John Gallagher, of Croaghlin, Killybegs.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

His remains were removed to Letterkenny University Hospital.

Gardaí are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the incident or anyone who was travelling in the area between 10:30pm and 11:30pm last night to contact Letterkenny Garda Station on 074 9167100.