Man dies after collision with car in Kerry

Man dies after collision with car in Kerry
Tralee General Hospital. Pic: Raymond Norris.

A man has died after being struck by a car in Co. Kerry.

The man, who was walking on the (R551) Tralee to Ardfert road at Ballyroe was struck by a car at around 8.35am this morning.

He was pronounced dead at the scene by the Emergency Services, and his body was removed to Tralee General Hospital where a post-mortem examination will be carried out.

The driver of the car, a 20 year-old man, was not injured.

Gardaí have carried out a forensic examination of the scene and the road has since reopened to traffic.

Gardaí are asking for anyone with information to contact Tralee Garda Station on 066-7102300 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.


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