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Woman killed in suspected hit-and-run in Dublin

The pedestrian was crossing the road when she was struck by a car, which failed to remain at the scene.

Image: Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland

Updated 7.56pm

A WOMAN HAS died following a suspected hit-and-run incident in Drimnagh, Dublin.

The 40-year-old pedestrian was crossing the road at Golden Bridge Luas stop on Davitt Road at 10.30pm on Friday when she was struck by a car, which failed to remain at the scene.

The woman was taken to St James’s Hospital where she was later pronounced dead.

Witnesses described the offending car as dark-coloured, possible a Ford Focus, and of either ’08 or ’09 registration. The car left the scene in the direction of Naas Road. Gardaí say this car would have damage to the front and to the windscreen.

Garda forensic collision investigators have examined the scene which has now reopened.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Sundrive Road Garda Station on 01 666 6600.

First published 8am

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