Motorist killed in crash near Clonmel is named

Gardai appeal for witnesses

Motorist killed in crash near Clonmel is named

The motorist killed in a single vehicle road accident near Poulmucka on Tuesday has been named as Edgars Klimenko, a 26 year-old Latvian national, who had been living in the Cashel area.

Mr Klimenko was the driver of a green Volkswagen Bora car that crashed on the R687 Poulmucka to Barne Road at Graigue, Clonmel at approximately 1.30pm on Tuesday.

He was the only occupant of the vehicle that left the road and ended up in a field.

A Garda spokesman has appealed to anyone who witnessed the accident or saw the Volkswagen Bora travelling in the direction of Clonmel on the R687 road at approximately 1pm on Tuesday to contact Cahir Garda Station at (052) 7445630.