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Pedestrian dies after being hit by truck

The incident happened in the Smith Street area of Cork City on Monday afternoon.

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A woman has died after she was hit by a truck in Cork on Monday (Brian Lawless/PA)

A woman has died after she was hit by a truck in Cork on Monday (Brian Lawless/PA)

A woman has died after she was hit by a truck in Cork on Monday (Brian Lawless/PA)

A woman has died after being hit by a truck in Cork on Monday.

The incident happened in the Smith Street area of Cork City at about 3.50pm on Monday.

Gardai said the woman, a pedestrian in her 50s, was taken by ambulance to Cork University Hospital, where she was later pronounced dead.

A technical examination of the scene has been carried out.

Gardai are appealing for anyone with information, particularly any road users who may have dash cam footage of the area from the time of the collision, to contact officers at Anglesea Street on 021 452 2000 or the garda confidential line on 1800 666 111.

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