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Saturday, March 14, 2009

One dead in Kilteely road accident

One person has been killed following a road traffic accident in County Limerick Friday night.

It’s understood the victim, a male pedestrian, was struck by a car just outside the village of Kilteely around 8.45pm. He died at the scene.

His body was removed to the Mid Western Regional Hospital where a post-mortem is expected to be carried out.

Gardai at Bruff are investigating the accident and say the road from Kilteely to Emly will be closed for technical examinations this morning.

Gardai have named the 55 year old man killed as John 'Jack' Ryan of Knockderk, Pallasgreen, Co. Limerick.

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