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Witness Appeal - Fatal Injury on Railway Line at Ballisadare, Co.Sligo - 14th June 2023

Issue Date: 15th June 2023

Gardaí are appealing for information following an incident which occurred on the train line at Knocks Park, Ballisadare, Co. Sligo on Wednesday afternoon, 14th June 2023. The incident occurred at approximately 3.25pm.

A female pedestrian aged in her 40s was fatally injured, while a second woman, aged in her 20s, remains in Sligo University Hospital. She is being treated for injuries which are not thought to be life threatening.

 A technical examination of the scene has since been completed by Forensic Collision Investigators.

Gardaí are appealing for anyone with information to come forward to them.

In particular, Gardaí are keen to speak to passengers with information on this incident who were travelling on the Dublin to Sligo train service, that arrived in Sligo at 2pm on Wednesday, 14th June and also passengers on the Dublin to Sligo service that departed from Sligo at 1pm.

Gardaí can be contacted at Sligo Garda station on 071 915 7000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.