Pedestrian killed in Kerry road accident

Pedestrian killed in Kerry road accident

A male pedestrian aged in his 60s has died after being struck by a lorry in Co Kerry this morning.

The accident happened on the R557 Road - Finuge to Abbeydorney Road at Bealkilla, Lixnaw at around 10.40pm last night.

The man taken to University Hospital Kerry and passed away in the early hours of this morning. The lorry driver was uninjured.

The road was closed and Forensic Collision Investigators attended at the scene. The road has since been re-opened.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses who may have driven on the road last night, to contact Listowel Garda Station, the Garda Confidential Line 1 800 666 111 or any Garda Station.


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