THE TEENAGE driver in the road traffic accident which took the life of a young man has been released without charge.
The teenager, who has not been named, was driving a silver Skoda hatchback between Askeaton and Rathkeale, County Limerick, at around 1am on Saturday morning when the vehicle left the road and crashed into a pole.
The front seat passenger, Myles 'Miley' Harty, 20 years old, was killed instantly.
A back seat passenger was removed to Limerick University Hospital for non-life threatening injuries.
An Garda Síochána have confirmed that the driver of the vehicle, a teenage boy, was arrested at the scene but has since been released without charge, The Irish Examiner reports.
A file on the incident is being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.
Miley Harty was pronounced dead at the scene, hours before he was due to wed his fiancée, Kate, at a Limerick city church.
Tributes have been flooding in for Mr Harty, who has been described as "a fine young man" and "the nicest you'd ever meet".
Mr Harty leaves behind his "loving parents Miley and Margaret, sisters Noreen, Margaret and Nicole, brother Jimmy, fiance Kate Quilligan, niece Amelia, brothers-in-law Connie and Eddie, other relatives and friends", his death notice reads.
An Garda Síochána have opened an investigation into the fatal crash, and have asked any witnesses, or anyone who may have dash-cam footage of the incident, to come forward.