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Gardai have appealed for witnesses after the accident

Gardai have appealed for witnesses after the accident

Gardai have appealed for witnesses after the accident

A man was killed after being hit by a car while walking on the outskirts of a town in Co Mayo.

The man, in his 70s, was fatally injured when he was hit by the vehicle on the N17 road near Claremorris at around 7.30am, gardai said.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the car was uninjured.

The road was sealed off for a technical examination by Garda forensic investigators and diversions were put in place.

Gardai have appealed for witnesses to contact with them.

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