Man, 49, and two children die after car skids off road and plunges into the sea
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A man and two children have died in the Republic of Ireland after their car skidded off the road and into the sea.
The tragic accident took place at Quigley's Point in County Donegal late Thursday night.
It's believed the driver, a 49-year-old man, lost control of the vehicle and it plunged into Lough Foyle, an estuary of the River Foyle.
He and two passengers, a 14-year-old boy and a six-year-old girl, were all killed in the crash, while a 45-year-old woman has survived after she managed to escape the car.
A garda spokesperson said: "A car was travelling from Muff towards Quigley's Point when the driver lost control and the vehicle skidded across the road and down the embankment and plunged into the water.
"The male driver (49 years) and two rear seat passengers, both children, one male (14 years) and a female (6 years) were fatally injured.
"The female (45 years) front seat passenger managed to exit the car and sought assistance."
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