Pedestrian killed after being struck by truck

Pedestrian killed after being struck by truck

A woman pedestrian in her 70s has died after being struck by a truck in Co Monaghan.

The collision happened at around midday on Main Street in Carrickmacross.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. Her body was removed to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda, where a post-mortem examination will take place.

Diversions are in place and the road will remain closed for technical examination by Forensic Collision Investigators at scene.

Gardaí are appealing to witnesses to contact Carrickmacross Garda Station on 042 9690190, the Garda Confidential Line 1800-666-111 or any garda station.

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Source: RTE