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Pedestrian (30s) dies after being hit by van in north Dublin

The incident happened shortly after 7pm this evening on the James Larkin Road in Raheny.

James Larkin Road, Raheny, Dublin
James Larkin Road, Raheny, Dublin
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Updated Mar 4th 2020, 10:17 PM

A PEDESTRIAN HAS died after being struck by a van in Dublin 5 this evening. 

The collision, involving a pedestrian and a van, happened shortly after 7pm this evening on the James Larkin Road in Raheny. 

It’s believed the pedestrian, a woman in her 30s, was struck by a van after it mounted the path and travelled a short distance along the road. 

The woman was fatally injured in the collision and pronounced dead shortly after. 

Her body has been removed from the scene and taken to the mortuary at Connolly Hospital where a post-mortem examination will take place. 

The male driver of the van was uninjured. No one else is believed to have been injured in the incident. 

The cycle path on the road remains closed. The scene has been preserved for examination by Garda forensic collision investigators. 

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses and road users with camera footage who were travelling on this road between 6.45pm and 7.30pm to contact Raheny Garda Station on 01 666 4300 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.

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