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Young man dies after being hit by SUV in Carlow

The incident occurred on the R725, Castledermot Road, Tullow, in Carlow.

A YOUNG MAN has died after he was hit by an SUV in Carlow in the early hours of this morning.

Gardaí said that a male pedestrian (believed to be aged in his late teens or early 20s) was fatally injured after he was struck by the SUV at about 4.30am this morning.

The incident occurred on the R725, Castledermot Road, Tullow, in Carlow.

The Thomas Traynor Road to Rathbawn Lane is currently closed to facilitate an examination by garda forensic collision investigators.

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to contact them at Carlow Garda Station on 059-9136620, the Garda Confidential Telephone Line on 1800 666 111 or at any garda station.

Read: ‘We are all responsible’: Acting Garda Commissioner addresses controversies in speech to new gardaí

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