A 19-year-old man who was hit by a garda patrol car in Tallaght overnight has died in hospital.
Philip Hogarty from Tallaght was struck on Blessington Road at half two this morning.
The Garda Ombudsman Commission and the Garda Siochana have confirmed that he died in Tallaght hospital from his injuries this afternoon.
A full investigation is being carried out by the Ombudsman's office.
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