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Limerick boy, 6, dies after being hit by car

The boy was hit by a car this afternoon in an area 10 miles east of Limerick city.

The Farnane area of Murroe, Co Limerick, where this afternoon's accident occurred.
The Farnane area of Murroe, Co Limerick, where this afternoon's accident occurred.
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A SIX-YEAR-OLD boy has been fatally injured after being struck by a car in Co Limerick.

The accident occurred at around 5pm this evening at Farnane, Murroe, approximately 10 miles east of Limerick city.

The boy, a pedestrian, when he was struck by the car.

The road has been closed pending a Garda forensic examination.

Witnesses to the accident are asked to contact Murroe Garda Station at (061) 386102, the Garda Confidential line at 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.

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