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Man (30s) killed in collision between car and lorry in Roscommon

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The collision occurred on the N5 at Cloonfree, Strokestown at 9:30am this morning.

The collision occurred on the N5 at Cloonfree, Strokestown at 9:30am this morning.

The collision occurred on the N5 at Cloonfree, Strokestown at 9:30am this morning.

A man in his 30s has died after the car he was driving collided with a lorry in Strokestown, Co Roscommon this morning.

The collision took place on the N5 at Cloonfree, Strokestown at approximately 9:30am this morning.

The male in his 30s was fatally injured when his car collided with a lorry and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

His body has been removed to the Roscommon mortuary, where a post mortem will take place.

The lorry driver, a man in his late 40s, was uninjured in the collision.

Garda Forensic Collision are currently at scene and the road remains closed.

Local diversions are in place.

Gardaí are appealing for anyone who may have information in relation to this collision to contact them, including anyone who was driving in the area between 9:00am and 9:45am.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Strokestown Garda Station on 071 963 3002, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any garda station.

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