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Four teenagers die in County Kerry car crash

One vehicle was involved in the crash on the Killarney to Mallow road
Image caption One vehicle was involved in the crash on the Killarney to Mallow road

Four teenagers have died after a single-vehicle crash in County Kerry in the Irish Republic.

The accident happened at 0710 BST on the Killarney to Mallow road on the N72 at Carrigeen.

Five people, who are all believed to be in their teens, were travelling in the car.

Two boys and a girl were pronounced dead at the scene. Another boy died after he was taken to Kerry General Hospital in Tralee.

The other teenage boy is said to be critical but stable.

The driver of the car, who was 17, is among the dead. His brother, who had celebrated his 15th birthday in recent days, also died. The deceased girl was 15.

It is understood all of the teenagers were from the Killarney area.