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Fatal traffic collision

Gardaí at Spiddal are investigating a fatal road traffic collision that occurred at approximately 1am this morning, Saturday 7th May 2011.

A male pedestrian in his 30's was struck by a car on the R336 at Salahoona, Spiddal, Co. Galway.   Death was pronounced at scene and the deceased was removed to University College Hospital Galway.

The road remains closed at present to facilitate a forensic examination and diversions are in place.

Garda Press Office

08.45hrs 07.05.11