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21/09/2021

Ballingarry car crash victim named

The 24 year-old woman killed in a car crash near Ballingarry last week was Bridie Fitzpatrick from Newhall, Grange, Barna, Co. Tipperary.

The 24 year-old woman killed in a car crash near Ballingarry last week was Bridie Fitzpatrick from Newhall, Grange, Barna, Co. Tipperary.

Ms Fitzpatrick died tragically in the early hours of Tuesday, August 30 after the red Toyota Starlet she was driving left the road and overturned in a field at Garranacool on the road between Ballingarry and The Commons about half a mile from Ballingarry village.

No other vehicle was involved in the incident and the crash was discovered by a passing motorist on his way to work around 7am on August 30.

Ms Fitzpatrick was daughter of Mary and Sean Fitzpatrick and was the youngest of a family of nine. She was a niece of former South Tipperary Co. Council member Pat O’Meara from The Commons.

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