Letterkenny tragedy: Child who died after being struck by van named

Trio charged by Garda
Trio charged by Garda

The child who died in a tragic accident at his home in Letterkenny, Co Donegal has been named as Joshua Coyle, the son of Alex Coyle and Susanna Mangan.

Earlier today Donegal gardai said they were investigating the death of the boy who was struck by a vehicle driving into the driveway of his home.

A statement said: “Gardaí at Letterkenny Garda station are investigating the death of a 22 month old boy at Creeveglebe, Letterkenny at 18.45 on the 26th September 2014.

“The boy was struck by a van driving into the driveway at his home. The boy was taken to Letterkenny General Hospital and later pronounced dead there.”

A Post Mortem examination was carried out today.