Gardaí have appealed for witnesses after a pensioner was killed in an accident while crossing the street in Charleville, Co Cork.
The local man was fatally injured in the incident which occurred at 11am on Wednesday morning. A truck hit the man as he crossed Main Street.
The emergency services rushed to the scene and efforts were made to save the man’s life. However, he was pronounced dead at the scene.
The street where the incident occurred has been closed off for a technical examination. Two units of the fire service, gardaí and the National Ambulance Service attended the scene. Diversions are in place in the town. Witnesses to the accident or members of the public with dash-cam footage are asked to contact gardaí in Charleville on 063 21770.
The man is the fourth pedestrian and the 16th road user to die on Cork roads this year.
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