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Saturday 29 April 2017

Male pedestrian (38) killed after collision with car

The accident occurred on the N78 road, Co Carlow
The accident occurred on the N78 road, Co Carlow
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Catherine Devine

Catherine Devine

A male pedestrian (38) was fatally injured after a collision with a car in Co Carlow last night.

The male was pronounced dead at the scene at Clonbrock, Crettyard, Co Carlow shortly after 10pm on Saturday night.

His body has been removed to the mortuary at Portlaoise Hospital.

The female driver (24) was uninjured in the collision.

The road is currently closed to facilitate a Forensic Collision examination and local diversions are in place.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses or anyone who may have been on that stretch of road between 9.50pm and 10.40pm to contact them in Abbeyleix Garda station on 057 8730580, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

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