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90-year-old man killed in Islandeady road accident

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90-year-old man killed in Islandeady road accident


Edwin McGreal

A 90-year-old male pedestrian died in a road accident at Islandeady last night.
The man was struck by a truck on the main N5 Westport to Castlebar road at Cloggernagh West, Islandeady at approximately 10.30pm. It happened close to the junction for the N5 and Islandeady church and GAA grounds. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.
The N5 at Cloggernagh West was closed for most of this morning but reopened just before 11.30am. Traffic diverted through Newport and Ayle this morning but Gardaí are finished technical examinations and the diversions have concluded.