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A man killed following an overnight road collision in Lixnaw has been named locally.

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James Jimmy Joy of Ballygologue, Listowel died this morning following the crash, which occurred on the R557 Finuge to Abbeydorney Road at Bealkilla, Lixnaw at 10.40 last night.

It’s thought Mr Joy, believed to be his early 60s, was struck by a lorry.

He was taken to University Hospital Kerry, but passed away in the early hours of this morning.

The lorry driver was uninjured.

Gardaí in Listowel are appealing for witnesses.