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Man killed in Kildare road accident

Gardaí are on the scene following the incident

A motorcyclist has been killed following a crash at 1am this morning, September 25, in Kildare.

The single vehicle crash happened on the R413, Nicholastown Kilcullen Road between Kilcullen village and Mile Mill.

The motorcyclist, a man in his early 40s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The road is currently closed for Garda Forensic Collision Investigators to carry out their duties and local diversions are in place.

Elsewhere, Gardai wish to seek the public’s assistance in tracing the whereabouts of 13-year-old Kildare girl Aoife Hawthorne.

Aoife was last seen on Saturday evening, Saturdayat approximately 7.30pm on Grangecastle Road, Clondalkin, Dublin 22.

She was visiting a friend in Dublin on Saturday and failed to come home. She is described at being 5’4″ in height, with long brown straight hair and brown eyes.

When last seen she was wearing a short black jacket, a dark pink vest top with white shorts that has pink flowers on them.

Gardaí are concerned for Aoife and ask if anyone has seen her or who can assist in locating her to please contact Kildare Garda Station on 045 – 521222, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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