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The R331 where the crash happened yesterday. Google maps

Gardaí appeal for info after man dies in crash between motorbike and van

The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.

Updated at 7.30pm

A 55-YEAR-OLD motorcyclist died after a collision between his bike and a van in Mayo yesterday afternoon.

The crash happened in the Lehinch area on the R331 between Claremorris and Hollymount at about 1.30pm.

The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash before his body was taken to Mayo General Hospital.

The driver of the van was also taken to hospital as a precaution with no other injuries reported from the collision.

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to the crash to contact them at Claremorris Garda Station.

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