Victims of tragic collision named locally as classmates to be offered support

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Two teenagers who died in a tragic collision in Ballyfruit early on Monday morning have been named locally.

Fourteen-year-olds Lucas Joyce and Kirsty Bohan both died in the single vehicle crash in the Headford area of Galway on Monday morning.

Four friends were travelling in a car towards the N84 when their car hit a tree at 5.45am yesterday.

Lucas Joyce was pronounced dead at the scene while Kirsty Bohan died later in hospital.

Both of the victims of the collision attended Presentation College in Headford, where classmates and friends will be given support over the coming days and weeks.

Two of their friends, a girl aged 14 and a 13-year-old boy, were injured in the crash and remain in a serious condition at University Hospital Galway.