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Irishman Martin Cadden dies in New Zealand crash

A 22-year-old Irishman has died in a road crash in New Zealand.

The accident happened in the town of Leeston, Canterbury, at about 23:20 local time on Friday night.

The victim, who has now been named by New Zealand Police as Martin Cadden, was in New Zealand on a working visa.

Mr Cadden's Facebook page says he was originally from County Cavan, but had been living in Southbridge, New Zealand, since 2013.

Police said Mr Cadden had lost control of his vehicle, which then hit a tree.