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Saturday 10 December 2016

Female cyclist killed in tragic road incident on scenic Conor Pass

Published 21/08/2016 | 15:22

Conor Pass, Kerry (Photo: Google Maps)
Conor Pass, Kerry (Photo: Google Maps)

A female cyclist has been killed in a tragic incident on the scenic Conor Pass in Kerry.

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The woman, aged in her mid-thirties, was fatally injured when her bicycle left the road and hit a ditch.

The incident occurred at approximately 10.40am on Sunday morning.

Her body was removed to University Hospital Tralee and the road has since reopened to traffic.

Conor Pass is one of the highest mountain passes in Ireland. It is located on the R560 road in Kerry.

Gardai in Dingle are now investigating the fatal road incident and have appealed for anybody with any information to assist them.,

Gardai can be contacted at Dingle station on 066-9151522, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 or any Garda Station.

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