Man to stand trial in connection with death of Raphoe mum-of-three

A man is to stand trial in connection with the death of a mother-of-three who died following a traffic accident in Raphoe in 2022.

Theresa Hepburn died in hospital nine days later as a result of her injuries after she was struck by a car at Guesthouse End Street on March 2nd, 2022.

Ms Hepburn, Castle Grove, Raphoe and formerly Mountain Top Letterkenny, had been out walking when she was struck by a vehicle being driven by Patrick Quigley.

Quigley appeared at Letterkenny District Court yesterday.

The late Theresa Hepburn (née Peoples). RIP.

Garda Sergeant Jim Collins told the court that the Director of Public Prosecutions has sent Quigley forward for trial to the next sitting of Letterkenny Circuit Court commencing on June 11th next.

The 52-year-old is charged that he did drive a vehicle without due care and attention thereby causing the death of another person, namely Theresa Hepburn.

The charge is Contrary to Section 52 (1) and 52 (2) of the Road Traffic Act , 1961 (as substituted by Section 4 of the Road Traffic (No.2) Act 2011).

Quigley, with an address at Windmill View, Letterkenny, did not speak during the brief hearing.

Judge Eiteain Cunningham applied the alibi warning to the accused.

The case was adjourned to the start of the next sitting of Letterkenny Circuit Court on June 11th.

Man to stand trial in connection with death of Raphoe mum-of-three was last modified: May 28th, 2024 by Staff Writer

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