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Woman (50s) charged in connection with fatal hit-and-run in Co Galway earlier this month

A female pedestrian died following the collision on 16 December.
Dec 31st 2020, 10:47 AM 39,540 0

A WOMAN HAS been charged in connection with a fatal hit-and-run in Co Galway earlier this month.

The incident happened on the R336 road in Furbo on 16 December. Gardaí believe the collision occurred between 6.15pm and 7.15pm. 

A woman aged in her 50s was discovered with serious injuries. She was taken to Galway University Hospital where she was later pronounced dead. 

A woman in her mid-50s was arrested on Sunday, 27 December and was subsequently charged in connection with the fatal collision. 

She appeared before a special sitting of Galway District Court on the morning of Monday, 28 December. She was remanded in custody with consent to bail to reappear before the court on 4 January via video link. 

Comments are closed as a person has been charged. 

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