Young People, Luke McSweeney, Grace McSweeney, Nicole Murphy, And Zoey Coffey Dies In A Crash

The four young individuals who tragically lost their lives in a devastating crash has now been identified.

An official statement identified the victims as Luke McSweeney, 24, his sister Grace McSweeney, 18, Nicole Murphy, 18, and Zoey Coffey, 18.

It was gathered that they lost their lives in a horrifying accident when the car they were traveling in collided with a wall on Hillview, Mountain Road in Clonmel, Co Tipperary, at approximately 7.30pm last night, August 25.

Trendygists gathered that the group of friends had embarked on their journey to celebrate the joyous occasion of receiving their Leaving Cert results but their fate took a cruel turn, leading to this heart-rending accident that left the entire community in shock.

The impact of the collision with the wall was so severe that Luke, Grace, Nicole, and Zoey lost their lives at the scene of the crash.

Confirming the incident, Superintendent Kieran Ruane of Clonmel Garda Station expressed his deep condolences to the grieving families of the young victims. He stated:

“The scene at Hillview remains closed today and a technical and forensic examination is being carried out by An Garda Síochána Forensic Collision investigators.

“The remains of all four deceased were removed from the scene last night to Tipperary University Hospital. An Garda Síochána have notified the local Coroner and Post mortems will be carried out over the coming days at Waterford University Hospital.

“An incident room has been established at Clonmel Garda Station and an investigation has commenced under a Senior Investigating Officer. An Garda Síochána’s focus is the preparation of an investigation file for the Coroner.

“Family Liaison Officers have been appointed to each of the families to provide support and the families will be kept updated as to the course of the investigation.

“I want to acknowledge and express my gratitude to my colleagues in An Garda Síochána and the other emergency services who attended the scene last night. The scene was very difficult, in very adverse weather conditions and the professionalism shown by all first responders and the care and respect shown to the four deceased was exemplary.”

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