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Gardaí want to talk to the people who stopped for the man killed when cutting a hedge in Sligo last week

Three other men were also injured in the collision.

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GARDAÍ ARE RENEWING an appeal for information after a council worker in his early 60s died after he was hit by a truck while working on the roadside.

A number of vehicles were involved in the collision on the N4 at Whitehill, about three kilometres south of Castlebaldwin, Co Sligo.

It happened last Thursday morning at around 11.15am.

The man in his 60s was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was removed to Sligo Regional Hospital.

A man in his 50s was also airlifted to University College Hospital Galway and two other men were taken to Sligo Regional Hospital with injuries described as non life threatening.

This stretch of road was closed for a period of time and technically examined.

Gardaí wish to renew their appeal for witnesses or anyone with information, particularly a motorcyclist and a female motorist who stopped and rendered assistance at the scene, to contact them at Ballymote Garda Station on 071 9189500, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

Read: ‘It is such a tragedy’: Council worker killed while cutting hedge in Sligo>

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