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Gardai attend a road traffic accident on the road between Newcastle and Lucan in Dublin. Picture: Arthur Carron

Gardai attend a road traffic accident on the road between Newcastle and Lucan in Dublin. Picture: Arthur Carron

Gardai attend a road traffic accident on the  road between Newcastle and Lucan in Dublin. Picture: Arthur Carron

Gardai attend a road traffic accident on the road between Newcastle and Lucan in Dublin. Picture: Arthur Carron

17/1/16 Gardai attend a road traffic accident on the Adamstown road between Newcastle and Lucan in Dublin. Picture: Arthur Carron

17/1/16 Gardai attend a road traffic accident on the Adamstown road between Newcastle and Lucan in Dublin. Picture: Arthur Carron

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Gardai attend a road traffic accident on the road between Newcastle and Lucan in Dublin. Picture: Arthur Carron

A man has been killed and a woman was injured when they were struck by an SUV in West Dublin on Tuesday evening.

The accident took place shortly before 9pm on the Newcastle Road, between Newcastle and Lucan.

A Dublin Fire Brigade spokesperson confirmed that the pair were hit by a 4x4.

The man, who is in his 50s, was seriously injured and later died while his female companion was hospitalised.