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Fatal Road Traffic incident on R693 Tobernapaiste, Co. Kilkenny. 5th November, 2021

Issue Date: 5 November 2021

Gardaí in Freshford are investigating a fatal road traffic incident that occurred on the R693 at Tobernapaiste, Freshford, Kilkenny in the early hours of this morning Friday 5th November, 2021.

One male passenger aged 20 years was fatally injured. His body was removed from the scene to St. Luke's Hospital, Kilkenny where a post mortem will take place in due course.

Garda forensic collision investigators conducted an examination of the scene and the road has now reopened.

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to this collision to come forward.

In particular, any road users who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) and were travelling on the R693 at Tobernapaiste, Freshford between 2.45am and 3a.m. are asked to make this footage available to Gardaí.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Kilkenny Garda Station on 056 7775000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.