Irish athlete dies in car crash
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Irish athlete dies in car crash

33-YEAR-OLD JAMIE MCCARTHY has died in South Carolina.

The Cork native was living in America with his girlfriend before his death.

It is believed McCarthy won a scholarship to Coastal Carolina University, where he worked most recently as a coach to students at the establishment.

According to Independent, the runner died in a collision of cars near Myrtle Beach, and his girlfriend was rushed to hospital and believed to be in a critical condition.

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