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Motorcyclist dies after hitting a bridge in Galway

The man who died has been named as 36-year-old Dermot Kenny who lived locally.

The road at Killavoher in Co Galway (File photo)
The road at Killavoher in Co Galway (File photo)
Image: Google Street View

Updated 2.53pm

A MAN has died after his motorcycle struck a bridge near Dunmore in Co Galway yesterday evening.

The 36-year-old man has been named as Dermot Kenny who was from the local area.

He was fatally injured when his bike struck a bridge at Killavoher near Dunmore, Co Galway at around 5.15pm yesterday evening.

Gardaí say that the road is closed to facilitate a forensic examination by investigators.

An appeal for witnesses has been issued with anyone with any information about the incident asked to contact Tuam Garda Station on 093 70840, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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