Monday 24 July 2017

Pedestrian (70) killed by truck

A PEDESTRIAN was killed yesterday when he was struck by a truck at a busy roundabout in Tralee, Co Kerry. He was named as James Kelliher (70).

Mr Kelliher, a widower and father of two, was crossing the roundabout at the junction of Matt Talbot Road and Strand Road near his home on the outskirts of the town when the accident occurred at around 11.15am.

He was rushed to the nearby Kerry General Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival. The driver of the truck was not injured.

Irish Independent

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