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Patrick Curtin, image courtesy of Kerry County Board
Tributes are being paid to former Kerry footballer Patrick Curtin who passed away following an accident in Guatemala in Central America last week.

He was airlifted to hospital in Miami following the accident but passed away yesterday.

Mr Curtin’s family had been maintaining a bedside vigil in Miami this week.

The 26 year old Moyvane man is understood to have suffered head injuries while driving in Guatemala.

The Department of Foreign Affairs is providing consular assistance to the family.

Patrick Curtin played full-forward for Kerry in 2012 and 2013, as well as representing his county at minor and U21 level.

Chairman of Moyvane GAA, Johnny Stack is today paying tribute to their clubman.