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Man dies after forcing his way into two houses following car crash in Dublin
The incident occurred in Walkinstown in Dublin on Friday night.

Gardaí are investigating an incident which occurred in Dublin on Friday night.

A man in his 30s died after being removed by Gardaí from a house in which he had forced his way into following a car crash in Dublin 12 on Friday night.

Gardaí are investigating an incident at Limekiln Avenue in Greenhills in Walkinstown, when a silver Volvo S40 crashed into a steel barrier at approximately 9pm.

A man in his 30s, who is believed to be the driver of the car, made his way to Templemanor Close, knocked on the door of a number of houses and forced his way into two houses on Templemanor Drive.

Gardaí arrived at the scene and after the man became aggressive, Gardaí were required to arrest and restrain him.

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As the man was being removed from the house, he became unresponsive and medical assistance was called. He was taken to Tallaght Hospital and was later pronounced dead. A post mortem examination will be carried out this morning, Saturday, September 23, by the State Pathologist, Professor Marie Cassidy.

The matter has been referred to the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission, while the crash scene and the house where the man was arrested have been sealed off for a technical examination by Garda Crime Scene Examiners and Garda Forensic Collision Investigators.

Gardaí are appealing for anyone who witnessed the initial crash on Limekiln Ave or who may have been in the Templemanor area between 9pm and 10pm on September 22 to contact them at Crumlin Garda Station on (01) 666 6200.

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