Appeal for witnesses to come forward as man in his 60s dies out cycling in a group in Co Wexford

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward and for camera footage after a man in 60s died while cycling in a group at Ballywilliam, north of New Ross, Co Wexford today.

Sean Mac Seoin at Garda Press Office said: “The alarm was raised shortly before 1pm when a male cyclist (60s) was injured following an incident on the R731 at Ballywilliam. It’s understood the man was cycling in a group when the incident occurred. He was treated by emergency services personnel but was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.”

Mac Seoin said: “His body was removed to the mortuary at University Hospital Waterford where a post-mortem will now take place in due course. The local Coroner has been notified. Diversions are in place to allow for a technical examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators.”

He added: “Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward and to those with camera footage (including dash-cam) to make it available to them.”

Gardai said that anyone with information should contact New Ross Garda Station 051 426030, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.

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