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Pedestrian dies after collision with motorcycle

The incident took place in north Dublin.

A man in his late 50s died following the incident (PA)
A man in his late 50s died following the incident (PA)

By Cate McCurry, PA

A man in his late 50s has died after he was hit by a motorcycle in north Dublin.

Gardai have launched an investigation into the incident which happened on Friday at around 9.45am on the Malahide Road between the Artane roundabout and the junction with the Kilmore Road.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene and his body has been removed to Dublin City Mortuary for a post-mortem examination.

The man driving the motorcycle was taken to Beaumont Hospital with minor injuries.

Diversions have put in place while the stretch of road remains closed for a garda forensic examination.

Gardai at Coolock are appealing for any witnesses to this incident to come forward, particularly any motorists who were travelling in the area at the time and may have dash cam footage.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Coolock garda station on 01- 6664200 or the garda confidential line on 1800 666 111.

PA

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