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29-year-old man due in court over Dublin hit-and-run

A 50-year-old pedestrian was killed in Swords on Saturday morning when he was stuck by a car.

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A 29-YEAR-OLD man has been charged over a hit-and-run that killed a pedestrian on Saturday.

The collision happened in Swords, Dublin, at 3.10am when the 50-year-old man was struck by a car and fatally injured. The car left the scene but a 29-year-old was later arrested.

Gardaí had also been appealing for anyone in the vicinity of North Street at the time to contact them, looking particularly to speak to two female who took a lift in a dark coloured Volkswagen Golf in the Swords area that morning.

Today, the man who was arrested over the collision will appear in the Central Criminal Court at 10.30am.

Read: Man arrested in connection with fatal Swords hit and run>

Read: Gardaí anxious to speak with two females in relation to hit-and-run>

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