Cyclist Killed In Collision With A Truck In Kilkenny

Gardaí have issued an appeal for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision in Kilkenny on Tuesday afternoon.

At approximately 5.35pm a male cyclist, aged in his 40s, was fatally injured when he was involved in a collision with a truck at Newpark Drive. The cyclist was taken to St. Luke's General Hospital in Kilkenny but was pronounced dead a short time later.

The driver of the truck was uninjured in the incident.

The stretch of road was closed to facilitate an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators but has since reopened.

Gardaí wish to appeal for witnesses to contact Kilkenny Garda Station on 056-777 5000, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.


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