Man dies after colliding with a Luas tram
The incident happened shortly after 3am.
A man has died after colliding with a Luas tram in Dublin.
The incident happened shortly after 3am on the Green Line at the Charlemont stop on the southside.
Gardaí in Pearse Street are investigating.
One male pedal cyclist (age unknown) was fatally injured during the collision. He was pronounced dead at the scene and his body has been removed to the City Morgue in Whitehall.
The scene of the collision has been examined and the Luas line is now open after being closed immediately after the incident occurred.
Gardaí are appealing for any persons who may have witnessed the collision or may be able to assist them with the investigation to contact them at Pearse Street Garda Station on 01 666 9000, the Garda Confidential Line 1 800 666 111 or any Garda Station
The tram was operating as part of the special late night pre-Christmas service on the Green Line.
Red and Green Line services operating normally.
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