Young motorcyclist killed in Tipperary crash

Young motorcyclist killed in Tipperary crash

A man in his 20s has died in a Tipperary crash.

It happened on the R689 at Fennor, Urlingford at approximately 8.45pm yesterday.

A 25-year-old motorcyclist was fatally injured when his motorcycle collided with a sign.

He was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was removed to Kilkenny Hospital.

This stretch of road is currently closed to facilitate an examination, and local diversions are in place.

Gardaí in Thurles are appealing for witnesses to the crash to contact them at Thurles garda station on 0504 25100, the Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any garda station.


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