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Fatal road traffic collision at Thurles, Tipperary on the 12/1/16

Gardaí in Thurles are investigating a fatal road traffic collision which occurred at Moyneard, Moyne, Co. Tipperary on the 12th January 2016.

The collision between a van and a female pedestrian (39 years) occurred at approximately 4.10pm on a minor road, the Moynead Cross to Shanballyduff Cross Road.  The female pedestrian was seriously injured in the collision and pronounced dead at the scene, her body has been removed to the Morgue at Limerick Regional Hospital. The male driver (55yrs) of the van was uninjured in the collision.
The road is closed to facilitate a Forensic collision examination   and local traffic diversions are in place. It is expected that the road will remain closed until at least tomorrow morning.

Witnesses to the collision are asked to contact Thurles Garda Station 0504 25100 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.