Woman Dies After Being Struck By Vehicle In Tallaght

A woman has died after she was struck by a Luas in Dublin on the morning of Thursday 14 February.

Patricia Quinn, 71, from the Belgard area of Tallaght was on foot when she was hit by the vehicle.

It happened at around 10am between the Cookstown and Tallaght Hospital stops.

The red Luas line was closed for some time while emergency services responded to the incident, but has since returned to normal service.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses and asked drivers with dash-cam footage in the area to come forward.


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