Woman killed in Monaghan accident

Woman killed in Monaghan accident

A female pedestrian in her 50s has died after she was struck by a lorry in Co Monaghan.

The accident happened just before 1pm on the Main Street in Castleblaney.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene and her body was removed to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda. The driver of the lorry was uninjured.

The Main Street is currently closed pending completion of an examination by garda forensic examination. Diversions are in place.

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