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Investigation under way into 'suspicious' death of pedestrian in Dublin

The man was hit by a bus at the junction of Nassau Street and Dawson Street during rush hour yesterday evening.

The scene of the accident last night
The scene of the accident last night
Image: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall Ireland

GARDAÍ ARE INVESTIGATING the suspicious death of a pedestrian at the junction of Nassau Street and Dawson Street in Dublin city centre during rush hour yesterday evening.

The man was fatally injured after he fell or was pushed onto the road and was hit by a passing Dublin Bus. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The area between Dawson Street and Nassau Street towards Suffolk Street remains closed to traffic this morning.

Dublin Bus has advised commuters that diversions will be in place until around 9.30am today.

All Dublin Bus services will operate as normal to Dawson Street then via Nassau Street, Lincoln Place, Westland Row, Pearse Street, College Street to Westmoreland Street and then back to the normal route.

Gardaí have appealed for any witnesses to the incident to contact Pearse Street Garda station on 01 – 666 9000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.

Read: Pedestrian dies in city centre incident >

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