Crash victim laid to rest

Shane Patton, the 18-year-old Drumkeen man who died following a car crash at Drumkeen on Wednesday night, was laid to rest yesterday.

Shane Patton, the 18-year-old Drumkeen man who died following a car crash at Drumkeen on Wednesday night, was laid to rest yesterday.

The son of Martin and Julie Patton, Cloghroe, he was taken to hospital following a two car collision not far from his home, on the main Ballybofey to Letterkenny road at Callan, Drumkeen. The crash occurred just minutes before midnight.

Deceased was the sole occupant of the car in which he was travelling. He was taken to Letterkenny General Hospital where he passed away on Thursday afternoon.

The 38-year-old male driver and 23-year-old female passenger of the other vehicle sustained injuries that were not believed to be life-threatening.

Mr Patton was laid to rest following Requiem Mass at 10.45am in St Patrick’s Church, Drumkeen.