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Man (20s) dies following road crash in Monaghan

The incident occurred just after 11am this morning.

Image: Sam Boal/Rollingnews.ie

Updated Feb 29th 2020, 3:00 PM

GARDAÍ IN MONAGHAN are currently at the scene of a serious road traffic incident that occurred on the N54 between Monaghan and Clones in the townland of Bandrum.

At around 11.15am this morning, a male pedestrian in his 20s was struck by an articulated lorry.

The man was removed to Tallaght University Hospital where he was pronounced dead this afternoon. 

The driver of the lorry was uninjured. 

Diversions are in place from the Monaghan side of the road traffic collision at Threemilehouse Road R189 diverting to Newbliss, Clones and from the Clones side at the Rosslea Road R187 to Sweeney’s Cross onto Scotstown to Monaghan. 

Gardaí are appealing to any motorists who may have travelled in the area and have dashcam footage to contact them at Monaghan Garda Station on 047 77 240, the Garda Confidential Line or any garda station. 

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