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Cyclist dies after Wexford collision

The 40-year-old died at the scene near Enniscorthy on Monday.

File photo of Moneytucker, Clonroche.
File photo of Moneytucker, Clonroche.
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A 40-YEAR-OLD cyclist died after the bicycle he was travelling on was struck by a car near Enniscorthy in Wexford yesterday afternoon.

Gardaí say the incident occurred at about 3.45pm on the N30 in the townland of Moneytucker, Clonroche.

The victim died at the scene and his body was removed to Wexford General Hospital a short time later.

The male driver of the vehicle, who is in his 20s, was not harmed. Three other passengers were also uninjured.

A technical examination of the scene was carried out by forensic investigators.

An appeal for witnesses has been made and anyone with information is asked to contact the local station on 053 924 2580.

The number of people killed on Irish roads so far this year as risen to 31, a significant jump on the corresponding figure from 2012.

Road deaths up by 23% compared to the same time last year

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