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A car similar to the one involved in the incident.

Gardai seek more information into deadly hit and run in Cavan

In particular, Gardaí are seeking to locate a dark blue (deep crystal blue) Mazda 6 with registration 151-G-6239.

GARDAÍ IN BAILIEBORO investigating a fatal hit and run incident that occurred in Ballyjamesduff, Co Cavan, are renewing their appeal to the public for information to assist them.

Shortly after 12pm on Friday, 19 August, the body of a man in his 50s, was discovered by a road user along the N3 near Billis Bridge in the townland of Ballyjamesduff.

A post-mortem was conducted at Cavan General Hospital, the results of which are not being released for operational reasons.

Forensic Collision Investigators have completed a technical examination of the scene and it has been determined that the man was struck by a vehicle which fled the scene.

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to this incident and for anyone with any information to come forward.

In particular, Gardaí are seeking to locate a dark blue (deep crystal blue) Mazda 6 with registration 151-G-6239.

The car has damage to the left front headlight, front bumper, left front passenger wing, windscreen, and has a missing wing mirror on the passenger side.

Anyone who may have seen this vehicle, especially car dealers, mechanics, scrap dealers and garages that may have encountered this car and carried out repairs, are asked to come forward.

Gardaí are also appealing to any road users who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) and were travelling on the N3 Cavan to Virginia Road and/or minor roads in the area of Billis, Ballyjamesduff between 9pm and 11pm on Thursday, 18 August, to make this footage available to them.

Any person who was in the area of Billis, Ballyjamesduff, who observed any activity which drew their attention is also asked to come forward.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Bailieboro Garda Station on 042 969 4570, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.

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