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Communities In Carlow And Wicklow In Shock At Tragic Death Of Local Businesswoman

Investigations are continuing into the accidental death of a west Wicklow cafe owner at her home at the weekend.

35 year old Fiona Whelan was killed when her car rolled forward and hit her,  in the front drive of her home in Hacketstown in County Carlow.The incident occurred at around twenty past three last Saturday afternoon.  

Fiona who ran the Perch Cafe in Baltinglass was pronounced dead at the scene. The vehicle, which was switched off at the time, has been removed for a technical examination.Gardai say they are treating her death as a tragic accident.

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