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Man in his 60s killed in collision with driver of truck in Kildare this morning

A man in his 60s was killed in collision with driver of truck in Clane, County Kildare just after 8am this morning according to Gardai.

Emma Farrelly, a spokesperson at the Garda press office, said: “Gardaí in Naas are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision that occurred in Clane, Co. Kildare this morning, Saturday 20th August 2022. At approximately 8.15am, Gardaí and emergency services were alerted to the collision involving a pedal cyclist and an articulated tractor unit on the Millicent Road in Clane.”

“The pedal cyclist, a male aged in his 60s, was fatally injured during the collision. He was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was taken to the mortuary at Naas General Hospital,” according to the Garda statement.

“Garda Forensic Collision Investigators have completed a technical examination of the scene and Millicent Road has now reopened,” said Farrelly.

She added: “Investigating Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed this collision to contact them. Any road users who were travelling in the area between 8am and 8.30am this morning and who may have camera (including dash cam) footage, are asked to make this available to Gardaí.”

Gardai are asking anyone with information can contact Naas Garda Station on 045 884300, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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