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A man’s been killed following an overnight road collision in Lixnaw.


Gardaí in Listowel are investigating the fatal crash, which occurred on the R557 Finuge to Abbeydorney Road at Bealkilla, Lixnaw at 20 to 11 last night.

It’s understand the male pedestrian, believed to be a local man in 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.

A post mortem is due to take place later today.

The lorry driver was uninjured.

The road was closed for a time while Forensic Collision Investigators attended the scene, but has since been re-opened.

Sergeant Ian Kelly is from Listowel Garda Station: