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Tuesday 2 September 2014

Man in his 60s dies after being struck by a van

Conor Feehan

Published 10/06/2014 | 08:55

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A man in his 60s has died after being struck by a van in Co Mayo.

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The accident happened on the Ballycastle Road in Killala at 3.30a.m.

Gardai said the victim was pronounced dead and his body remained at scene this morning.

The driver of the van was uninjured.

The stretch of road was closed to facilitate an examination by the Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and local diversions were put in place.

Gardai are appealling for witnesses who may have driven on the road this morning to contact Killala Garda Station on 096 32111, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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