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Cyclist and pedestrian die in separate road incidents

A woman cyclist died in County Cork while a male pedestrian was fatally hit in County Wicklow.

A stock picture of the Garda badge logo (Niall Carson/PA)
A stock picture of the Garda badge logo (Niall Carson/PA)

A cyclist and pedestrian have been killed in separate crashes.

The woman cyclist, who was aged in her late 40s, was struck by a car near Skibbereen in Co Cork at around 1pm on Sunday.

The driver of the car, a woman in her late 50s, was uninjured in the fatal collision on the N71 in the townland of Aghills.

Earlier on Sunday, a male pedestrian, also aged in his 40s, died after being hit by a car in Co Wicklow.

He was pronounced dead at the scene of the collision at Larragh just after 2am.

The driver of car involved in the incident in Co Wicklow, a woman in her 20s, was not injured in the crash on the R755.

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