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Council worker dies after being hit by car at roadworks site
The 59-year-old was directing traffic at a site outside Maynooth when he was struck by a car and fatally injured.

A 59-YEAR-OLD council worker has died after being struck by a car while directing traffic at a roadworks site yesterday afternoon.

The man was directing traffic at a works site at Graiguesallagh, outside Maynooth in Co Kildare, when he was struck by a car driven by a lone male.

The worker was badly injured and removed by ambulance to Naas General Hospital where he later died from his injuries.

A technical examination of the scene was carried out by Garda forensic collision investigators, and the Health and Safety Authority has been informed.

Anyone with information on the accident is asked to contact Gardaí in Maynooth at (01) 629 2380.