Elderly man killed in hit and run

Justin Kelly

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Justin Kelly

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Elderly man killed in hit and run

Gardaí in Thurles are investigating a fatal hit and run road traffic collision that occurred at Poynestown, Glengoole, Thurles at approximately 10.20 p.m. last night, Sunday, July 30, 2017.

A male pedestrian, aged 68, was fatally injured and all indications at this stage are that the deceased was struck by a vehicle which failed to stop.

The body of deceased remains at the scene, the road has been closed between Ballysloe and Glengoole for technical examination and local diversions have been put in place.

Gardaí in Thurles are appealing for witnesses or any person who can assist with the investigation of this fatal hit and run road traffic collision, to contact them at Thurles Garda Station on 0504 - 25100, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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