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Bid to identify pedestrian killed in road crash

Published 27/10/2015

Garda are investigating the crash which happened in Ardristan, Co Carlow
Garda are investigating the crash which happened in Ardristan, Co Carlow

Gardai are trying to identify a man knocked down and killed in Co Carlow.

The pedestrian, who was thought to have been in his mid-20s, was struck by a van near Tullow at around 5am on Tuesday.

Gardai said the man was over six feet tall, well-built and had short red hair.

His body has been taken to Waterford Regional Hospital.

The driver of the van was uninjured in the collision, which happened on the Tullow to Ballon Road in the townland of Ardristan.

The road has been closed as Garda Forensic Collision investigators examine the scene.

Gardai appealed for witnesses or anyone who may be able to assist them in identifying the dead man to contact them at Tullow Garda Station on 059 9181160 or on the Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1 800 666 111.

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