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04 Oct 2022

Cyclist, 60s, dies in Clane, Co Kildare, road collision

Appeal for dash cam footage

Man dies in collision between tractor and cyclist in Clane, Co Kildare

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A male cyclist in his 60s has died after he collided with a lorry in Clane, Co Kildare, this morning.

Gardaí in Naas are appealing for witnesses following the fatal road traffic collision that occurred in the Kildare town this morning, Saturday,  August 20

At approximately 8.15am, Gardaí and emergency services were alerted to the collision involving a pedal cyclist and an articulated tractor unit (the front part of a lorry) 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.

Garda Forensic Collision Investigators have completed a technical examination of the scene and Millicent Road has now reopened.

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.

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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