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Boy (7) dies in road traffic accident with jeep

A seven-year-old boy died in hospital today from fatal injuries received when he was struck by a jeep on the main street of Clonroche, Co Wexford.

The accident happened at 10.45am and the child was immediately rushed to Wexford General Hospital where he later died.

Gardai at Clonroche are appealling to anyone who may have witnessed this collision to contact them 053 - 9242580, or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.

Forensic Collision Investigators have examined the scene and the road re-opened this afternoon.