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Gardaí appealing for witnesses after fatal crash near Laois border

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Gardaí are on the scene following the incident

Gardaí in Kildare are appealing for witnesses following a fatal traffic collision where a man was struck by a 4×4 vehicle in Monasterevin.

Yesterday at approximately 6.50pm, a male pedestrian aged in his 40s was seriously injured when he was struck by a 4×4 vehicle on Dublin Road, Monasterevin.

He was treated at the scene by emergency services personnel but died a short time later. The driver of the 4×4 was uninjured.

The deceased has been removed to the mortuary at Nass Hospital where a post-mortem will be carried out.

The local Coroner has been notified and the Garda forensic collision investigators visited at the scene.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact them at Kildare Garda Station 045-527730 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.

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