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The N3 in Cavan

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

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

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.

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.

Read: Commuting liveblog: Give yourself more time, crashes causing delays this morning

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