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Man in his 30s collapses and dies suddenly on Dublin street

There were a number of people on the street at that time. Gardaí want to talk to them.

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GARDAÍ ARE INVESTIGATING after a man collapsed and died on Westland Row in Dublin this morning.

The man, in his late 30s, had been walking up Westland Row towards Lincoln Place when he collapsed onto the roadway.

He was found collapsed at around 7.30am. 

A passing motorist stopped and carried out first aid and CPR.

The man was brought to St. James’s Hospital but later died. A post-mortem has been scheduled for tomorrow.

Officers are now investigating all the circumstances surrounding the sudden death and are appealing for witnesses.

There were a number of people on the street at the time and gardaí are seeking their assistance in relation to the incident.

The man was wearing an orange jacket.

Gardai in Pearse Street are asking anybody who may have been on Westland Row between 7.25 and 7.45 this morning and who witnessed this man or who can assist with the investigation to contact them on 01 666 9000, to call the Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or contact any Garda Station.

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