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16-year-old cyclist dies after collision with car in Kildare
The accident happened on 3 July near the Kildare village.

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A 16-YEAR-OLD boy has died four days after colliding with a car while cycling in Co Kildare.

The accident happened at Oughterard, outside Straffan, on Tuesday 3 July, at about 4.50pm.

The boy was taken to Beaumont Hospital in Dublin with head injuries, but died earlier today.

Gardaí are investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident.

A 40-year-old female driver was unhurt as a result of the collision.

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