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Female pedestrian dies in road traffic accident

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A FEMALE pedestrian has been killed in a road traffic accident in Co Mayo this evening.

The incident happened on the N5 at Bohola, Co. Mayo at around 7.30pm.

The woman, aged in her 50s, was fatally injured when she was struck by a car, which was travelling in the direction of Swinford.

The male driver of the car was not injured.

The road at the scene in closed and is not expected to re-open until tomorrow morning. Diversions are in place and heavy goods vehicles are asked to avoid the area.

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