Two killed in Newtown crash

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Two people have been confirmed dead following a road accident on the Letterkenny Road.

The accident happened just after 2.15pm in the townland of Killyvery, a mile outside Newtoncunningham in County Donegal on the Londonderry to Letterkenny road.

Gardai and the fire service are currently at the scene.

The site is a known accident black spot and numerous crashes have taken place there in recent years.

The entire area has been sealed off by the Gardai Siochana.

It is understood that at least two other people have been taken to Letterkenny General Hospital with what have been described as serious injuries.

Police confirmed that two people have died, but there are currently no further details.