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Man dies after being struck on road in north Kerry

Published 08/09/2016

Gardai are investigating the incident
Gardai are investigating the incident

A man has died after being hit by a truck while walking on a road in north Kerry.

The victim, who is in his early 60s, was struck on the Finuge to Abbeydorney Road at Bealkilla, Lixnaw, at around 10:40pm on Wednesday.

He was taken to University Hospital Kerry where he died in the early hours of Thursday morning.

The lorry driver was uninjured in the incident, investigating gardai said.

Forensic experts were sent to the scene.

Gardai have appealed for witnesses who were driving on the road to get in contact.

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