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Fatal Road Traffic Collision - Butlerstown, Co.Waterford - 31st January 2023

Issue Date: 16/02/2023

Gardaí are appealing for witness following a fatal single-vehicle road traffic collision involving a pedestrian, which occurred on the R680 at Butlerstown, Co. Waterford, on Tuesday, 31st January 2023.

The collision, involving a male pedestrian and a car, occurred at approximately 7pm.

At the time, the pedestrian, aged in his 50s, was taken to University Hospital Waterford for treatment. He has since passed away as a result of his injuries.

A post-mortem will take place in due course.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward and any road users with video footage (including dash-cam) is asked to make this available to them. In particular, any road users who were in the area between 6:45pm – 7:15pm.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Waterford Garda Station 051 305 300, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.