A Donegal woman has died in a traffic accident in Australia.
Early reports suggest the 26-year-old from South West Donegal lost her life in Melbourne when a tree fell on a taxi in which she was a passenger.
The accident happened at around 4pm on Friday (Irish time)
A close friend said: "She was a fully trained nurse and it is understood she was returning from work at the hospital in a public taxi when a tree fell on it.”
Consular assistance is being provided by the Dept. of Foreign affairs.
More details to follow.
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