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Boy, 8, dies after being hit by SUV in rugby club car park

The boy died from injuries sustained in the incident at around 7.15pm last night.

Enniscorthy Rugby Club
Enniscorthy Rugby Club
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AN EIGHT-YEAR-OLD boy has died after he was hit by a SUV in the car park of Enniscorthy Rugby Club in Wexford last night.

The boy was seriously injured when he was struck by the sports utility vehicle in the car park of the rugby club at around 7.15pm last night, according to gardaí.

He was taken by ambulance to Wexford General Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

The scene of the incident is being preserved pending a technical examination by gardaí later today.

Anyone with information about the incident or who may have witnessed it is asked to contact Enniscorthy Garda Station 053 924 2580 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.

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