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Pedestrian dies in road accident in Co Laois

A pedestrian has died in a road accident in Co Laois.

The man, 38, was pronounced dead at the scene on the Ballylinan to Castlecomer Road on Saturday night, gardai said.

The woman driving the car, 24, was uninjured.

The accident happened at Clonbrock, Crettyard, near Carlow and approximately seven miles from Ballylinan in Co Laois.

The road is currently closed for a forensic examination and diversions are in place.

Gardai are appealing for witnesses or anyone who may have been on that stretch of road between 9.50pm and 10.40pm to contact them.

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