Woman dies after bicycle-car collision in Co Kerry

A woman died over the weekend after suffering serious injuries in a car-bicycle collision last Thursday night in Tralee, Co Kerry.

The dead woman was named as Gayle McConkey (40) from from Castlewood Park in Tralee. She was cycling on the Killerisk Road in Tralee at around 7.15pm on Thursday evening when she was in a collision with a motorist driving a car.

Traleetoday.ie reports that the collision occured close to the entrence to the Fort Field, Killerisk Road.

I am editor of IrishCycle.com and have reported on and commented on cycling in Ireland for over a decade. My background is in journalism -- I have a BA in Journalism from DCU and HDip in Print Journalism from BCFE. I wrote about cycling for national newspapers, and then started CyclingInDublin.com for overflow stories. Later the website was re-branded to reflect a more national focus.

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