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Man in his 60s dies after truck collides with tractor

The 25-year-old male driver of the tractor was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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A MAN HAS died following a collision between a heavy goods vehicle (HGV) and a tractor in Co Waterford.

The incident occurred on the N25 Waterford bypass at approximately 3pm yesterday.

The male driver of the HGV, aged in his early 60s, was pronounced dead at the scene. He was the only occupant in the vehicle. The 25-year-old male driver of the tractor was taken to University Hospital Waterford with non-life-threatening injuries.

Garda Forensic Collision Investigators examined the scene and the local coroner has been notified.

Investigating gardaí have appealed for witnesses. Anyone with information is asked to contact Waterford Garda Station on 051 305300, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any garda station.

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