How did John Keenan die? Young boxer car crash and cause of death explained

A promising teenage boxer John Keenan passed away in a Car Crash. Let’s see How did John Keenan die and about the Car crash incident in detail.


How did John Keenan die?

Tributes have been paid to a talented young boxer John Keenan who was one of two people killed when a car crashed into the water in Galway early this morning. After the horrific incident at Menlo Pier this morning, a man named locally as John Keenan (16) and another man died, while a third is fighting for his life in hospital.

Olympic Boxing Club Galway shared the devastating news on Facebook.

It read,

“It’s with deep pain, heartbreak and sorrow that the untimely and tragic death has occurred of one of our boxers John Keenan early hours this morning.

Our sincerest and heartfelt condolences goes out to John’s Brother Martin, his Mother Elizabeth and his brothers and sisters.

May his soul and the souls of the faithful departed rest in peace amen 💙🙏🏼

John Keenan Cause of death

John Keenan was regarded as having a friendly personality. Many people must be curious to know the John Keenan cause of death in light of the recent news.

We’re sorry to have to inform you that John Keenan has passed away in a car accident.

Car crash incident:

The city and county of Galway are still reeling from the tragic death of John Keenan in a single-car accident in the early hours of Saturday, February 11, 2023. At around 2.40 a.m., Gardai received a report of a car in the water at Menlo Pier on the outskirts of Galway city. Three teenagers were rescued from the Corrib River and transported to University Hospital Galway. Two of the teenagers died earlier this morning. They were identified as John Keenan, 16, and Wojcieck Panek, 17. A 19-year-old man died this afternoon after being in critical condition in the hospital. Christopher Stokes is his given name.

The scene at Menlo Pier is currently being preserved for technical examination, and Forensic Collision Investigators have been called in.

Gardai are urging anyone with information that can help with this investigation to contact Gaillimh Garda Station on 091 538000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.


Who was John Keenan?

John has been a member of Olympic Boxing Club Galway since he was 10 years old, after following his brother Martin Sammon. Boxing Clubs says that John always wore a big smile on his face and would go out of his way to help anyone and never let anything bring him down.


Tributes to John Keenan

Many people expressed their profound sympathies to his family and expressed how much they loved him.

Josies Johns wrote,

“Rest in peace to my cousin Christopher awful news this morning I hope you get the best bed in heaven Chris god be good to you so sorry for Antony and Kate this morning 💔🙏🏽 And rest in peace to the other boy John Keenan really sorry for your family’s loss god be good to you hope you get the best bed in heaven 💔🙏🏽 Wish the light of heaven to all the other boys that was that was there in the accident I wish yah all a good bed in heaven 💔🙏🏽😇you really don’t no what’s around the corner for anyone anymore✨”

Martin wrote,

“Wat a very sad cruel life too young fellas john and christopher 😭wit der whole lifes a head of dem mortual crying sin tbh 😥very sorry for yer loss to my cuz john keenan and to Elizabeth donoughue🙏 and both yer family’s🙏 Christopher’s father and mother and he’s family🙏 plz god give dem de strength threw this very very hard time fly high angels forever young 🙏🙏😇😇💙💙💙💙💙💙💙💙💙💙💙💙💙💙💙💙💙💙💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔 Also rip to de polish man who lost he’s life also 🙏🙏🙏💔💔😢 May yee rest in eternal peace 🙏🙏🙏”

One of the worst things anyone can go through in life is losing a loved one. Any journey must have a destination at the end. The person’s time on earth has regrettably come to an end now that they have died.

We wish him eternal peace and send our thoughts and prayers to his loved ones, family, friends. May he rest in peace.


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