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Pedestrian killed by truck in Cork

A pedestrian has been killed after being hit by a truck in Togher in Cork.

The victim, who was in his 30s, was pronounced dead at the scene after the accident on the Ringaskiddy Road at around 7am today.

He was the eighth person to die on the roads over Christmas.

Gardai are investigating the crash, in which the truck driver was not injured, and have appealed for witnesses.