Thursday 19 July 2018

Man killed in hit-and-run in the early hours of this morning

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Denise Calnan

Denise Calnan

A man was killed in a hit-and-run incident in the early hours of this morning.

The pedestrian, believed to be in his thirties, was fatally injured when he was struck by a car in the Swords area of Dublin.

The incident occurred on the Rathbeale Road (R125), Swords, Co. Dublin shortly after 1.30am this morning - this is the road that links Swords and Ashbourne.

Gardaí are describing the vehicle as a dark coloured saloon car. It failed to remain at the scene.

The car drove off in the direction of Ashbourne.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.

Witnesses or anyone with information is asked to contact Swords Garda Station on 01 666 4700.

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