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Dublin: 2°C Wednesday 8 December 2021

60-year-old pedestrian killed on Kildare road

The female driver involved in the incident was unharmed.

Image: An Garda Síochána via Facebook

A 60-YEAR-old man was killed yesterday in a road collision in Kildare.

The pedestrian was struck by a car at Moyvalley at 5.45pm yesterday evening. Emergency services attended and he was pronounced dead at the scene. The 25-year-old female driver was uninjured in the collision.

A post mortem is expected to take place today at the Mortuary in Naas where the man’s body was taken following the crash.

Gardaí are still at scene, which is down to one lane to facilitate a forensic collision examination, and motorists are asked to take alternative routes if possible.

Witnesses are also asked to contact Leixlip on 01 6667800, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any garda station.

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