County Louth crash: Man in his 20s arrested after three die

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The two-vehicle crash happened on the N1 at Carrickcarnan, County Louth

A man in his 20s has been arrested after three people were killed in a two-vehicle crash in County Louth on Saturday morning.

He is being held at Dundalk Garda Station.

Bryan Magill from Newry and Mary and Kevin Faxton, a mother and son from Bessbrook, in County Armagh, aged in their 80s and 50s, died in the crash.

It happened on the N1 at Carrickcarnan at about 02:15 local time.

Mr Magill's football team, Archview United, said he would "always be remembered by all of us as a gentleman".

All at the club are heartbroken by the untimely death of one of our top men Bryan (bru) Magill!!! Bru will always be remembered by all of us as a gentleman!!! Sleep easy our kid!!! Shout at us from above!!!

Posted by Archview United F.C. on Saturday, February 29, 2020
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