Man dies after hit and run in Dublin

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Gardaí are investigating a fatal hit and run traffic collision on Rathbeale Road (R125), Swords, Co. Dublin shortly after 1.30am this morning, Sunday, June 24. The road where the incident occurred links Swords and Ashbourne.

A pedestrian, a man believed to be in his 30s, was fatally injured when he was struck by a car. The car is described as being a dark coloured saloon car which failed to remain at the scene. This car drove off in the direction of Ashbourne. The man who was struck was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.

Witnesses or anyone with information is asked to contact Swords Garda Station on 01 666 4700.