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Teenage boy killed in Dublin hit-and-run

A man in his 20s was arrested in connection with the incident last night.

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A TEENAGE BOY has been killed in a hit-and-run in Dublin.

The young pedestrian suffered serious injuries when he was struck by a car on the R139 in Coolock at 9.35pm. He was taken to Temple Street children’s hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

The car involved in the collision failed to stop or remain at the scene. It was located and seized by gardaí a short time later, close to the scene.

A man in his mid 20s, was arrested in connection with the investigation and is being held at Finglas garda station.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information to contact them at Coolock garda station on 01 6664200, The Garda Confidential Line, 1800 666111 or any garda station.

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