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Motorcyclist in his 70s dies in Templemore crash

He is the 188th person to die on Irish roads this year.

Image: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland

A MAN IN his 70s has died following a road crash in Tipperary.

The motorcyclist received serious injuries in a collision with a car at Cloone Cross in Templemore just before noon yesterday.

He was taken to University Hospital Limerick where he was later pronounced dead.

Nobody else was injured in the incident.

Gardaí have closed the road for forensic investigations and have issued an appeal for witnesses.

In 2014 so far, 188 people have died on Irish roads. Of that figure, 21 were motorcyclists.

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