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Man dies after he's hit by SUV in Louth

The collision happened on the main Drogheda to Slane road.

The N51 Slane to Drogheda road.
The N51 Slane to Drogheda road.
Image: Google Maps

A MAN IN his 40s has died after he was struck by an SUV in Co. Louth.

The collision happened last night at about 10.20pm on the N51 Slane to Drogheda road.

Gardaí said that the pedestrian was struck by the SUV and was taken by ambulance to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

The driver of the vehicle was uninjured in the incident.

The road remains closed this morning to allow for an examination of the scene by garda investigators.

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