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Woman in her 80s dies after being hit by a van

The incident happened in Cavan shortly after 7am this morning.

The N3 in Cavan
The N3 in Cavan

AN ELDERLY WOMAN has died after being hit by a van in in Co Cavan.

The incident happened at around 7.15am this morning on the N3 at Lisgrey, Virginia.

A female pedestrian, aged in her 80s, suffered serious injuries after being struck by a van.

She was taken to Cavan General Hospital where she was pronounced dead a short time afterwards.

A post-mortem on the woman has been arranged.

Currently the road is closed and traffic diversions are in place.

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Gardaí are asking for any witnesses and anyone with any information to contact Baileboro Garda Station on 042 9694570 or on the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666111.

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