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Witness appeal

Man dies after being hit by car in Cork overnight

The pedestrian, a man in his 40s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

GARDAÍ HAVE APPEALED for witnesses following the death of a male pedestrian after he was hit by a car in county Cork overnight.

Gardaí are currently at the scene of the fatal collision which occurred at approximately 1.30am today on the N25 eastbound at Water-Rock in Midleton.

The pedestrian, a man in his 40s, was pronounced dead at the scene. No other serious injuries were reported.

The road is currently closed and the services of Forensic Collision Investigators have been requested. Local diversions are in place.

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to this collision to come forward.

Any road users who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) and were travelling on the N25 eastbound between 1.15am and 1.30am are asked to make this footage available to gardaí.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Midleton Garda Station on 021 4621550, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any garda station.

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