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Man killed in Co Kildare road accident

A 33-year-old man has died after being hit by a car in Co Kildare.

The accident happened on the N9 on the outskirts of Castledermot at around 10.20pm yesterday.

The man suffered serious injuries and was taken to Naas General Hospital but died a short time later.

Gardai are appealing for witnesses. The road was closed to allow crash scene investigators to carry out an examination.

PA Media