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25th Apr 2022

Cyclist killed following road traffic collision in Wexford

Ellen Fitzpatrick


Tragic news.

A cyclist in his 60s has died after a road traffic incident in Wexford on Sunday (24 April).

Gardaí and emergency services were called to the scene at Ballywilliam in New Ross on the R731 just before 1pm.

The man was said to be cycling in a group when the incident occurred.

The man was given treatment at the scene but was pronounced dead a short time later.

His body has been removed to the mortuary at University Hospital Waterford and a post-mortem is due to take place.

Diversions were put in place to allow for a technical examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators.

Gardaí have sent out an appeal for witnesses, asking anyone with dash cam footage or information to come forward.

Anyone with information is asked to contact New Ross Garda station on 051 426030, the Garda confidential line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.

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