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Monday, October 18, 2021

Man in his 60s dies after being struck by car in Kildare

Investigations are ongoing by gardaí after a man in his 60s was fatally struck by a car in Kildare in the early hours of this morning.

The incident occurred on the R407 road between Clane and Kilcock shortly after midnight, to which gardaí were alerted.


Upon the arrival of emergency services, the man was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was subsequently taken to Naas mortuary to undergo a postmortem examination.

No other injuries were reported following the incident and a technical examination is underway.

Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the incident to come forward.


Anyone in possession of dash-cam footage who was travelling on the R407 between 11:45pm on Tuesday and 12:15am on Wednesday is asked to make the footage available to gardaí.

If you have any information in regards to the incident, you are asked to contact Naas Garda Station at 045 884 300, the Garda Confidential Line at 1800 666 111, or any garda station.


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