WEST CORK: 73 year old man dies after being struck by car while walking in Clonakilty

15 January 2018
By Elaine Murphy

Gardai in Clonakilty, West Cork are investigating a single vehicle fatal collision involving a car and a pedestrian that occurred on Fernhill Road at approximately 7.15pm this evening.

A 73-year-old male pedestrian was fatally injured when he was struck by a car. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the car was uninjured.

This stretch of road remained closed late this evening to facilitate an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and local diversions are in place.

Gardai are appealing for witnesses who may have travelled this road between 7.00pm and 7.30pm to contact them. They are also asking that a man who assisted at the scene by providing a jacket contact them at 023 8821570, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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