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Woman dies in road accident

Published 10/05/2015

Garda officers are investigating the road accident in Co Galway
Garda officers are investigating the road accident in Co Galway

A pedestrian has died following a road collision in Co Galway.

The woman, 24, was pronounced dead at the scene just off the N17 at Aucloggeen, Claregalway, gardai said.

The accident happened at approximately 1230 am.

A second pedestrian, a man aged 24, was taken to University College Hospital Galway with non life threatening injuries. The driver of the car was uninjured.

The road is closed to facilitate Garda forensic collision Investigators. Diversions are in place.

Gardai appealed for witnesses or anyone with information to contact them.

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