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Pedestrian dies after being hit by lorry in Monaghan

The incident happened on Main Street, Castleblayney at around 12.50pm this afternoon.

File image of Main Street Castleblayney.
File image of Main Street Castleblayney.
Image: Google Streetview

GARDAÍ IN CASTLEBLAYNEY are investigating a fatal road traffic collision in which a woman in her 50s was killed after being struck by a lorry.

The incident happened on Main Street, Castleblayney at approximately 12.50pm this afternoon.

The female pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene and her body was removed to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda.

The driver of the lorry was uninjured.

The Main Street is currently closed pending completion of an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and diversions are in place.

Gardai wish to appeal for witnesses to contact Castleblayney Garda Station on 042-9747900, the Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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