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Man killed and another seriously injured in Tipperary crash involving two motorcycles and a tractor

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A man has died and another is seriously injured following a collision in Co Tipperary involving two motorcycles and a tractor.

Gardaí in Tipperary town are investigating a fatal road traffic collision that happened at around 5pm on Saturday on the N74 at Moatequarter, Kilfeacle.

The collision involved two motorcylces and a tractor with a trailer.

Gardaí and ambulance services attended the scene.

A 25-year-old male motorcyclist was fatally injured.

His body was removed from the scene and taken to University Hospital Waterford where a post-mortem will take place.

A second male motorcyclist (33) was seriously injured and taken to University Hospital Limerick. The male tractor driver (21) was uninjured.

Garda Forensic Investigators carried out an examination of the scene and the road has now reopened.

Gardaí in Tipperary Town are appealing for anyone with information in relation to this collision to come forward. Gardaí are also appealing for any road users who may have camera footage who were travelling on the N74 between Tipperary Town and Cashel to make this footage available to Gardaí.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Tipperary Town Garda Station on 062 - 80670, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.

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