Man aged in 20s due in court in connection with Donegal fatal crash

Nine-year-old Ronan Wilson died after being struck by a vehicle in Bundoran. Credit: UTV

A man is due to appear in court after being charged by gardai investigating a crash in which a nine-year-old boy died in Co Donegal.

Ronan Wilson, from Kildress in Co Tyrone, had been visiting the Donegal town of Bundoran when he was struck by a vehicle on Saturday evening.

Gardai said the vehicle failed to remain at the scene of the collision.

On Sunday evening, gardai said a man in his 20s had been arrested for an alleged offence under the Road Traffic Act in relation to the collision.

On Monday, gardai said the arrested man had been charged.

He is due to appear before the District Court sitting in Carrick-on-Shannon at 10.30am on Tuesday.

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