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83-year-old man killed after car strikes pole

The man died when the car he was driving left the road and hit a pole on New Street in Killaloe, Co Clare.

New Street in Killaloe, Co Clare, where an 83-year-old man died this morning.
New Street in Killaloe, Co Clare, where an 83-year-old man died this morning.
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AN 83-YEAR-OLD MAN has been killed after a motor accident in Killaloe, Co Clare.

The accident happened at around 9:30am this morning when the man’s car left the road on New Street and collided with a pole.

He died at the scene and has since been removed to Limerick Regional Hospital.

The road has been closed pending a Garda forensic examination, and local traffic diversions are in place.

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