It has been reported today that a former Thurles Swimming pool employee has been killed in a tragic hit and run accident in Morocco on Saturday night. It was reported in local media that it was as a result of a drunk driver who crashed into the the the Thurles native as she prepared to cross the road in the Moroccan capital of Agadir.
The victim named as Yvonne Slaughter (nee Ryan) was on holiday with friends when the accident took place.
Yvonne’s father, is former Thurles Town Councillor, Martin Ryan who is reported to be heartbroken at the tragic sudden loss of his daughter.
It has been reported that Yvonne has two children, the youngest, her daughter, is due to sit the Leaving Certificate Examination in the summer, while her son is in second year in university.