Probe into council worker's death
The death of a council worker who was hit by a car while carrying out roadworks is being investigated by Gardai.
The accident happened at Graiguesallagh in Maynooth, Co Kildare at about 3pm on Wednesday.
The 59-year-old victim, a Kildare County Council worker, was taken to Naas General Hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.
Forensic collision investigators carried out a technical examination of the scene and the Health and Safety Authority was informed.
Gardai in Maynooth have appealed for witnesses to come forward.