Irish man killed in Oregon horror crash

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Police in Hillsboro, Oregon have confirmed the names of the Irish males concerned in a horrific crash that occurred within the suburbs of Portland within the early hours of Sunday, July 3.

Daniel Slattery, 23, was tragically killed whereas one other Irish man, Robert Sweeney, 24, stays hospitalized in vital situation, the Hillsboro Police Division confirmed to IrishCentral on Wednesday night time.

Slattery is a local of Rathgar in Dublin, whereas Sweeney is from Crumlin, additionally in Dublin. 

“The household of Daniel is in america at present to convey Daniel residence,” the police station stated on Wednesday.

No different data is being launched as investigations are ongoing, the police station famous.

On Sunday, July 3, Hillsboro Police stated that at about 4:30 am, they responded to a report of a rollover, single-vehicle crash close to Tanasbourne Drive and Stucki Ave. When officers arrived, they found the car on its prime and absolutely engulfed in hearth.

One passenger was deceased, whereas the opposite was extricated by officers and transported to an area hospital with doubtlessly life-threatening accidents, police stated on Sunday.

https://t.co/e3w8OQ3Gpv – Police Examine Deadly Crash (Picture)


— Hillsboro Police Dpt (@HillsboroPolice) July 3, 2022

Tributes have now begun to pour in for 23-year-old Slattery.

In a public publish, Slattery’s Pub within the Beggar’s Bush space of Dublin stated that Slattery labored part-time behind the bar for the final six years whereas he was a pupil.

“He was a most nice, pleasant younger man who was all the time good enjoyable,” the pub stated.

Slattery’s Pub, who stated that funeral particulars will likely be introduced quickly, added that Dan is the son of Martin & Eilís; brother to Laoise, Ana, Maebh, Cate, Aoife, and Nuala; nephew of Irial Slattery, proprietor of Slattery’s.

It’s with nice unhappiness that we learnt of the dying of Dan Slattery in a automobile accident early final Sunday within the US. A lot of you’ll know Dan from working p/time behind our bar for the final 6 yrs whereas a pupil. He was a most nice, pleasant younger man who was all the time good enjoyable. pic.twitter.com/9oSO0E2Cc6


— Slattery’s Pub D4 (@SlatterysPubD4) July 6, 2022

“Dan was magic,” Irial Slattery informed The Irish Impartial. “He was a delicate, very easy-going, considerate younger man who will likely be very sadly missed.

“Everyone seems to be devastated – his dad and mom, his sisters, all of the household. We’re all shell-shocked. Nobody has ever shed so many tears.”

Elsewhere, De La Salle Faculty in Churchtown, Dublin paid tribute to Slattery, who graduated from the varsity in 2017.

“The entire De La Salle Faculty Neighborhood lengthen our honest condolences to Dan’s household at this unbelievably unhappy time,” the varsity stated on social media.

We had been saddened to listen to that Daniel Slattery (Class of 2017) has tragically handed away, Dan was concerned in a automobile accident in Oregon, on Sunday final.The entire De La Salle Faculty Neighborhood lengthen our honest condolences to Dan’s household at this unbelievably unhappy time. #WeAreSalle pic.twitter.com/Qv0lCq3sBs


— De La Salle Faculty, Churchtown,Dublin, Eire. (@DeLaSalleCtown) July 6, 2022



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