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Witness Appeal - Fatal Road Traffic Collision, County Offaly, Sunday 28th May 2023

Issue Date: 2nd June 2023

Gardaí in Tullamore are continuing to investigate a fatal road traffic collision involving a car and a pedestrian that occurred shortly before 2am on Sunday 28th May, 2023 on the R446 at Marshbrook, County Offaly, near the Westmeath border.  

A male pedestrian (50s) was pronounced dead at the scene. No other serious injuries were reported.  

The road was closed for a time and an examination by Forensic Collision Investigators was conducted.  

Gardaí in Tullamore are continuing to appeal for any witnesses to come forward.   

In particular, investigating Gardaí are appealing to any persons who were in the vicinity of this collision shortly after it occurred to make contact with them, even if they did not witness the collision.   

Any road users with camera footage (including dash-cam) who were travelling on the R446 between Moate and Horseleap at the time are asked to make it available to Gardaí.  

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Tullamore Garda Station 057 93 27600, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.