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Monday 26 September 2016

Pedestrian killed when struck by car early this morning

Published 07/02/2016 | 13:23

Gardai have appealed for witnesses
Gardai have appealed for witnesses

A pedestrian has been killed in a road traffic collision this morning.

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Gardaí are investigating the fatal crash which occured in the townland of Gooig, Castleconnell, Co Limerick this morning.

The pedestrian was struck by a car and was killed at 6.15am.

His body has been removed to University Hospital Limerick and a post mortum will take place.

The driver of the car was uninjured.

The road is closed to traffic and local diversions are in place.

The scene is currently being examined by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators.

Gardai are appealing to anyone who may have travelled in the townland of Gooig or in the vicinity of Daly's Cross between 6am and 6.30am today to contact them at Henry Street Garda Station on 061 - 212400 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

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