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An elderly cyclist has died following a collision with a car

An elderly cyclist has died following a collision with a car

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An elderly cyclist has died following a collision with a car

An elderly cyclist has been killed in a collision with a car driver who was arrested for suspected drink-driving in Co Kildare.

The man, aged in his 80s, was struck by the vehicle on the Dublin Road, Clane. The driver, aged in his 20s, has been detained at Naas Garda Station.

A post-mortem examination is to take place.

The road was closed and examined by police investigators.

Gardai have appealed for witnesses to contact them.

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