A man who died in an Enniscorthy crash has been named locally…
The single-vehicle collision occurred at approximately 7.30pm in the townland of Clonhaston outside Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford on Sunday evening.
The vehicle collided with a roadside ditch on the R744 in Clonhaston and subsequently went on fire.
The driver of the car was fatally injured during the collision.
The driver of the car has since been named locally as Karl Cullen.
Mr Cullen was a member of the Shamrocks GAA Club in Enniscorthy, and the club have led the tributes to a “fantastic person”.
“It is with the heaviest of hearts that all at Shamrocks GAA Club offer our deepest condolences to Karl Snr, Annette, Darren and Diarmuid on the tragic untimely passing of their son and brother Karl. Not only was Karl, or Chalky as he was commonly known, a fantastic sportsman who represented both clubs in our town, he was also a fantastic person.”
“A friend to each and every member, with a thriving business that is known nationwide. Karl was never one to back down from a challenge on the pitch and we have so many fond memories of him, especially our championship-winning seasons of 2013 and 2014 which Karl was a pivotal player. We are devastated as we come to terms with it and our hearts go out to his family and massive circle of friends. Ar dheis de go raibh a anam,” the GAA club stated.
Along with being a member of the Shamrocks GAA club in Enniscorthy, he has also been described as a “family man”. Mr Cullen also owned his own business in Enniscorthy and he was talented in his field.
The news of the fatal crash has sent shockwaves throughout the community.
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