Sunday 24 March 2019

Woman killed after being hit by truck

A stock picture of the Garda badge logo (Niall Carson/PA)
A stock picture of the Garda badge logo (Niall Carson/PA)
Independent.ie Newsdesk

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A woman has died after being hit by a truck in Co Kildare this afternoon.

The incident happened at around 2.30pm on Duke Street in Athy.

The woman - who was in her 60s - was treated by emergency services at the scene but was pronounced dead a short time later.

Her body has been removed to the mortuary at Naas General Hospital where a post mortem will be carried out.

The driver of the truck was uninjured.

Garda forensic collision investigators are at the scene and local diversions are in place.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact them at Athy Garda Station on 059-8634210 or the Garda Confidential Line at 1800 666 111.

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